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Schedule

2011 - 2012

Fall 2011 Term I Aug 29 - Oct 20
  Term II Oct 24 - Dec 15
  16-Week Term Aug 29 - Dec 15
Spring 2012 Term I Jan 9 - Mar 1
  Term II Mar 5 - Apr 26
  16-Week Term Jan 9 - Apr 26
Summer 2012 Term I May 7 - Jun 28
  Term II Jul 2 - Aug 23
  16-Week Term May 7 - Aug 23

2012 - 2013

Fall 2012 Term I Aug 27 - Oct 18
  Term II Oct 22 - Dec 13
  16-Week Term Aug 27 - Dec 13
Spring 2013 Term I Jan 7 - Feb 28
  Term II Mar 4 - Apr 25
  16-Week Term Jan 9 - Apr 25
Summer 2013 Term I May 6 - Jun 27
  Term II July 1 - Aug 22
  16-Week Term May 6 - Aug 22

2013 - 2014

Fall 2013 Term I Sep 3 - Oct 24
  Term II Oct 28 - Dec 19
  16-Week Term Sep 3 - Dec 19
Spring 2014 Term I Jan 13 - Feb 27
  Term II Mar 10 - May 1
  16-Week Term Jan 13 - May 1
Summer 2014 Term I May 12 - July 3
  Term II July 7 - Aug 28
  16-Week Term May 6 - Aug 28

2014 - 2015

Fall 2014 Term I Sep 2 - Oct 23
  Term II Oct 27 - Dec 18
  16-Week Term Sep 2 - Dec 18
Spring 2015 Term I Jan 12 - Mar 5
  Term II Mar 9 - Apr 30
  16-Week Term Jan 12 - Apr 30
Summer 2015 Term I May 11 - Jul 2
  Term II July 6 - Aug 27
  16-Week Term May 11 - Aug 19

2015 - 2016

Fall 2015 Term I Aug 31 - Oct 22
  Term II Oct 26 - Dec 17
  16-Week Term Aug 31 - Dec 17
Spring 2016 Term I Jan 11 - Mar 3
  Term II Mar 7 - Apr 28
  16-Week Term Jan 11 - Apr 28
Summer 2016 Term I May 9 - Jun 30
  Term II July 5 - Aug 25
  16-Week Term May 9 - Aug 25
Fall
Year 1
ELSA/OL 730 The Politics of Educational Decision-Making 3 credit hrs
ELSOL 833 Higher Education in America 3 credit hrs
(Meet with Advisor to Begin Exploring Dissertation Ideas)
Spring
Year 1
ELRE/OL 734 Inferential Statistics in Education 3 credit hrs
ELSOL 731 Educational Program Evaluation 3 credit hrs
ELCOL 731 Learning in Adulthood 3 credit hrs
Summer
Year 1
ELSA/OL 835 The Change Process 3 credit hrs
ELCOL 835 Online Teaching and Learning 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
Fall
Year 2
ELSOL 830 Leadership in Theory and Practice 3 credit hrs
ELROL 736 Dissertation Seminar 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
(Submit Dissertation Proposal by the End of the Term; Appointment of Dissertation Chair by Program Director; Submit Internship Proposal to Program Director)
(File IRB forms with Dissertation Chair and Program Director)
Spring
Year 2
ELCOL 837 Strategic Planning and Institution-Based Decision-Making 3 credit hrs
ELROL 839 Advanced Educational Research 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
Summer
Year 2
ELCOL 836 Grant Writing and Proposal Development 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
(Dissertation Committee Appointed at the end of the term)
Fall
Year 3
ELRE 930 Dissertation 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
Spring
Year 3
ELRE 930 Dissertation 3 credit hrs
  Graduate Elective Specialty Area* 3 credit hrs
(Enroll in ELRE 930 each term until dissertation is defended; File Intent to Graduate at beginning of term of intended completion; Schedule Oral Dissertation Defense six weeks prior to intended date; File approved dissertation with program director two weeks prior to graduation)

* If needed

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