An additional 3 hours are required from the following:
Dissertation Each student is required to write a dissertation on a topic approved by the committee. You must register for DISS 799 for a total of 10 dissertation hours.Required Courses in the Major As a doctoral student, you will ordinarily have taken the following educational administration courses for the master’s in educational administration, administrative license, and/or the EdS degree in school superintendency. A minimum of 40 hours of graduate work is required in the major. Master’s Courses, 36 credit hours
EdS Required Courses
And six additional credit hours from the list below:
Additional Courses in the Major
Cognate Requirements You must have either two cognate fields (or minors) consisting of a minimum of 15 hours each or a single cognate field consisting of a minimum of 24 hours. For the 15-hour cognate, 9 hours must be taken at Ball State University; 12 hours of the 24-hour cognate must be taken at Ball State University. Cognates are available in all university major fields of study for the master’s, specialist and doctoral degrees. In addition, cognates are offered in composition, foundations of business, higher education, history and philosophy of education, literature, marriage and family counseling, neuropsychology, teacher education in higher education, the teaching of English and research, methodology. Doctoral Committee Your doctoral committee is appointed after you have been admitted to study for the doctoral degree, usually near the end of the first year of doctoral work. Until the committee has been appointed, the director of the doctoral program or a delegated representative will serve as your program advisor.
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