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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education (EdD)

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Program Requirements

Complete 60 credits from 18 courses including nine core courses, four research courses, two electives, two dissertation seminars and nine credits of dissertation research.

Doctoral candidacy: Completion of a qualifying paper.
Capstone: HIGHED 692 - Capstone in Higher Education 
Dissertation: Compose and defend a dissertation based on original research.

Transfer courses: Students can transfer a total of 12 credits: 6 from prior or concurrent coursework at other institutions and 6 from prior coursework at UMass Boston. No transfer coursework from other institutions or UMass Boston taken more than seven years before admission to the program will be accepted.
Independent study: Students can enroll in up to four independent studies (3 credit hours each).

Statute of limitations: Seven years.

Course Requirements

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