WKU to offer educational leadership doctoral program at Fort Knox

In January 2018

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (June 30, 2017) — Western Kentucky University will offer its educational leadership doctoral program at Fort Knox with the first cohort of students scheduled to begin the Ed.D. program in January 2018.

next-logo-300x149According to Dr. Tony Norman, director of WKU’s Educational Leadership Doctoral Program, Fort Knox will offer the same rigorous, high-quality program available in Bowling Green since 2008 to military and civilian personnel assigned at Fort Knox and their families, retired service members, reservists, veterans and P-12 educators as well as other professionals. WKU is nationally recognized as a consortium member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate.

The doctoral program offers four areas of program specialization from which participants can choose to pursue in-depth study after completing the initial required common “core” of courses. These include:

  • Organizational Leadership – Designed for individuals who desire to serve or to enhance their capacity to serve in education-related organizations that are not classified as schools, colleges, or universities.
  • P-12 Administrative Leadership – Designed for individuals who desire to serve or to enhance their capacity to serve as P-12 school building or school district administrators.
  • Postsecondary Leadership – Designed for individuals who desire to serve or to enhance their capacity to serve in two-year and four-year institutions.
  •  Teacher Leadership – Designed for individuals who desire to serve or to enhance their capacity to serve in leadership roles related to such areas as assessment, curriculum, technology, literacy, and classroom teaching.

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