Doctorial Studies
Admissions, Criteria, and Procedures

School Administration

Minimum Prerequisites

Candidates for a Ph.D. in Urban Education with a specialization in School Administration (K-12) must meet the following minimum prerequisites:

  1. Applicants who have a master's degree in School Administration from a recognized program meet all prerequisites.
  2. Applicants not possessing a master's degree in School Administration must complete all of the following courses or their equivalent, in addition to the specialization courses required for the doctoral program:

Nursing Education

This specialization requires a minimum of 20 hours of coursework:

EDT 602 - Instructional Design & Analysis 3 credits
NUR 710 - Evaluation in Nursing Education 3 credits
NUR 730 - Scholarship of teaching & practice in Nursing Ed. 4 credits
NUR 740 - Intensive Teaching Practicum 3 credits
NUR 760 - Adv. Nursing Curriculum Design 4 credits
NUR 780 - Professional Role in Nursing Education 3 credits

* Students wishing to replace a course listed above with another will need to seek permission from the School of Nursing through their advisor.


Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
Doctoral Studies
2121 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 215
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Location
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 215
Phone: 216-687-4697
Fax: 216-875-9697

Department Chair
Graham Stead
Phone: (216) 875-9869

Administrative Assistant
Wanda Pruett-Butler
Phone: (216) 687-4697