Stephen F. Austin State University

Doctorate in Educational Leadership

Doctorate in Educational Leadership


Standing, L-R: Janet Tareilo, Patrick Jenlink, Pauline Sampson
Seated, L-R: Emma Hagan, Betty Alford, Karen Embry Jenlink

18 Characteristics of Texas Public Doctoral Programs Educational Leadership - Doctor of Education Stephen F. Austin State University



Stephen F. Austin State University
Scholar-Practitioner
Doctoral Program

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Admission Requirements and Overview

Educational leaders must meet the challenges of the new millennium. At SFA, the doctor of education with emphasis in educational leadership addresses these challenges: population growth issues, cultural diversity, policy analysis and design, problem solving, and the change process.

Program Features:

Scholar-practitioner faculty who understand and practice what they teachEducational leaders must meet the challenges of the new millennium. At SFA, the doctor of education with emphasis in educational leadership addresses these challenges: population growth issues, cultural diversity, policy analysis and design, problem solving, and the change process. Program Features: Scholar-practitioner faculty who understand and practice what they teachEducational leaders must meet the challenges of the new millennium. At SFA, the doctor of education with emphasis in educational leadership addresses these challenges: population growth issues, cultural diversity, policy analysis and design, problem solving, and the change process. Program Features: Scholar-practitioner faculty who understand and practice what they teachEducational leaders must meet the challenges of the new millennium. At SFA, the doctor of education with emphasis in educational leadership addresses these challenges: population growth issues, cultural diversity, policy analysis and design, problem solving, and the change process. Program Features: Scholar-practitioner faculty who understand and practice what they teach


Alternating weekend class schedule


Collegial support in cohort design


Summer leadership internships


Synthesis seminars to connect and to extend learning experiences


Challenging curriculum that is relevant and current

This doctoral program focuses on developing leaders. Accepted candidates will become leaders who respond to school and university complexities with confidence and resolve. Students in this SFA advanced leadership program will:

Develop an understanding of leadership models and theory for application


Understand the social and political context in which schools operate

Apply theory and contextual knowledge to educational practice


Practice analytical and communication skills for leadership roles


Program specializations through electives and internships

Areas of Emphasis for electives and internships

Superintendent Certification
Higher Education Cognate
Other elective areas: Curriculum and Instruction or Research and Evaluation

Areas of Emphasis for electives and internships Superintendent Certification Higher Education Cognate Other elective areas: Curriculum and Instruction or Research and Evaluation Areas of Emphasis for electives and internships Superintendent Certification Higher Education Cognate Other elective areas: Curriculum and Instruction or Research and Evaluation Areas of Emphasis for electives and internships Superintendent Certification Higher Education Cognate Other elective areas: Curriculum and Instruction or Research and Evaluation
Doctoral Cohorts 2009-2013