Course of Study

EdD in Human Resource Development
(54 credit hours)

Leadership Courses 12 credits

  • ADL 705 Theories of Leadership
  • ADL 717 Team Building for Leaders
  • ADL 739 Ethical Issues in Leadership
  • ADL 745 Organizational Change

HRD Specialization Courses 15 credits

  • HRD 644 Theory and Practice
  • HRD 711 Performance Analysis and Improvement
  • HRD 719 Organizational Learning
  • HRD 728 Program Evaluation in HRD
  • HRD 745 Seminar in HRD

Research Courses 9 Credits

  • HSE 703 Philosophy of Science
  • HSE 705 Qualitative Methods of Inquiry
  • HSE 707 Quantitative Methods of Inquiry

HRD Elective Courses 12 credits geared towards the student's area of interest and action learning capstone project.

Capstone Project 6+ credits

  • HRD 798 Capstone Seminar I: Dissertation of Practice
  • HRD 799 Capstone Seminar II: Dissertation of Practice