EKU Offers Doctoral Degree Program In East Region Service Area

Eastern Kentucky University's Ed.D. (Doctor of Education) Program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is conducting a regional information meeting (Classes to begin Fall 2015 in region pending enrollment) in Hazard, Kentucky at the Hazard Community & Technical College on July 15, 2015.

Dr. James M. Davis

Dr. James M. Davis remarked about the program, "the faculty of the Educational Leadership department are a diverse group of experts with extensive leadership experience and professional credentials who take a genuine interest in the success of graduate students. The professors provide real world training and learning experiences for educators who are practicing professionals. The program has a rural studies emphasis which is relevant for those who are teacher leaders in classroom or those who are seeking to prepare themselves for advanced leadership roles in educational organizations."

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is a terminal degree offered by Eastern Kentucky University for persons seeking to provide leadership for positively impacting schools and communities. Participation in this doctoral program will lead to enhanced understanding and practical capacity with regard to human learning, educational institutions, and the interaction of the larger society with educational, financial, and governmental entities and processes. Likewise, program participation will allow for the acquisition of skills to think critically and creatively, to communicate effectively, and to conduct and apply research. Course work will be built on a knowledge base that reflects current research, theory, and practice, and doctoral faculty will serve as ongoing mentor resources answering questions, helping to resolve problems and issues in educational settings, collaborating on research projects, referring individuals to job openings, etc.

For those interested in continuing their education and want to learn more about how to earn the doctoral degree in Education at EKU should please RSVP to .

Visit for more information on the program.

HAZARD, Wednesday, July 15, 2015, 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Hazard Community and Technical College (HCTC) Un

iversity Center of the Mountains, Conference Room, JCC 152V


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