Applications for the Summer 2019 Cohort will be accepted beginning in October 2018

 

Why Choose the Doctor of School Improvement Program?

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The Doctor of School Improvement Program offers a unique opportunity for educators looking for an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based doctoral program that prepares graduates to become change agents in the PK - 12 schools they serve. Coursework is offered 100% online.

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    The Doctor of School Improvement Program offers a unique opportunity for educators looking for an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based doctoral program that prepares graduates to become change agents in the PK - 12 schools they serve. Coursework is offered 100% online.


There are several unique features of the Doctorate in School Improvement. These include the following:

  • All coursework is delivered through an asynchronous online environment, using a wide variety of instructional technologies. 
  • Students are required to come to the Carrollton, GA campus for an intensive two day orientation during the first summer, and participate in an intensive Virtual Dissertation Prep Seminar.
  • The dissertation mentoring courses guide students through the dissertation process.
  • The program may be completed in three years; however, many students take four years or more to complete.
  • Faculty are nationally recognized, committed to school improvement, and understand the needs of adult learners.