The Argosy University, Salt Lake City Advanced Educational Administration program is designed to prepare currently certified or licensed school administrators for advanced positions or increase professional expertise.
Our Doctor of Education (EdD) in Advanced Educational Administration program is designed for practicing educators who have already completed a graduate-level program from a regionally accredited institution and currently hold principal or initial administrative licensure. The EdD in Advanced Educational Administration non-certification degree program does not lead to certification or licensure for building and district administrative positions.
Argosy University, Salt Lake City Advanced Educational Administration Program Outcomes
The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) Standards
Standard 1: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by facilitating the development, articulation, implementation, and stewardship of a vision of learning that is shared and supported by all stakeholders.
A. Collaboratively develop and implement a shared vision and mission
B. Collect and use data to identify goals, assess organizational effectiveness, and promote organizational learning
C. Create and implement plans to achieve goals
D. Promote continuous and sustainable improvement
E. Monitor and evaluate progress and revise plans
Standard 2: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth.
A. Nurture and sustain a culture of collaboration, trust, learning, and high expectations
B. Create a comprehensive, rigorous, and coherent curricular program
C. Create a personalized and motivating learning environment for students
D. Supervise instruction
E. Develop assessment and accountability systems to monitor student progress
F. Develop the instructional and leadership capacity of staff
G. Maximize time spent on quality instruction
H. Promote the use of the most effective and appropriate technologies to support teaching and learning
I. Monitor and evaluate the impact of the instructional program
Standard 3: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by ensuring management of the organization, operation, and resources for a safe, efficient, and effective learning environment.
A. Monitor and evaluate the management and operational systems
B. Obtain, allocate, align, and efficiently utilize human, fiscal, and technological resources
C. Promote and protect the welfare and safety of students and staff
D. Develop the capacity for distributed leadership
E. Ensure teacher and organizational time is focused to support quality instruction and student learning
Standard 4: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by collaborating with faculty and community members, responding to diverse community interests and needs, and mobilizing community resources.
A. Collect and analyze data and information pertinent to the educational environment
B. Promote understanding, appreciation, and use of the community’s diverse cultural, social, and intellectual resources
C. Build and sustain positive relationships with families and caregivers
D. Build and sustain productive relationships with community partners
Standard 5: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by acting with integrity, fairness, and in an ethical manner.
A. Ensure a system of accountability for every student’s academic and social success
B. Model principles of self-awareness, reflective practice, transparency, and ethical behavior
C. Safeguard the values of democracy, equity, and diversity
D. Consider and evaluate the potential moral and legal consequences of decision-making
E. Promote social justice and ensure that individual student needs inform all aspects of schooling
Standard 6: At the district level, an education leader promotes the success of every student by understanding, responding to, and influencing the political, social, economic, legal, and cultural context.
A. Advocate for children, families, and caregivers
B. Act to influence local, district, state, and national decisions affecting student learning
C. Assess, analyze, and anticipate emerging trends and initiatives in order to adapt leadership strategies
Students as scholar-practitioners develop skills in inquiry, critical thinking, scholarly writing, and decision-making by:
1. Analyzing and evaluating professional literature to make evidence-based decisions related to current practices in the field.
2. Analyzing, designing, conducting, and defending research in their disciplinary context using appropriate research designs.
3. Producing and defending a rigorous and credible dissertation.
Enhance your career potential by enrolling in the Argosy University, Salt Lake City Advanced Educational Administration degree program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages. or by contacting us to request more information .
- A master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an appropriately certified foreign institution
- A grade point average of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master’s degree and in any subsequent graduate study
- A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, ” English Language Proficiency Policy .”
- Initial administrative certificate or license
- Based on state requirements, candidates should have full-time teaching experience in a state-approved school. If teaching experience is from another state, applicant must submit formal verification of length of teaching experience in schools approved by that specific state
- Presentation of evidence of passage of the Standardized Test of Basic Skills (where required)
- Interview with Program Admissions Committee and recommendation for admittance
- Evidence of Criminal Background check
All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:
- Completed Application for Admission Form
- Personal goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession
- Current résumé
- Two letters of recommendation (one from a source familiar with student’s academic abilities and one from a current school administrator)
- Official transcripts from all postsecondary schools attended
Core Course Requirements
Students in the EdD in Advanced Educational Administration non-certification degree program complete seven courses (21 credit hours) to fulfill the Core Course requirements.
Core Course Requirements—Students Are Required to Take the Following
Only the MAED in Educational Administration, the EdS in Initial Educational Administration, and the EdD in Initial Educational Administration are approved by the Utah State Office of Education to lead to school administrator licensure upon completion of all program and state requirements.
The Doctor of Education in Advanced Educational Administration DOES NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any state in the United States. These programs are designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of students who are already certified, licensed or endorsed as school administrators. Additionally, the credits earned through participating in these programs offered by Argosy University are unlikely to be transferable to any other similar program that is approved for administrator certification, licensure or endorsement in any State.
The EdS and EdD in Advanced Educational Administration DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.
The programs offered through Argosy University Online Programs DO NOT lead to teacher or administrator certification, licensure, or endorsement in any State in the United States regardless of the State in which the student resides.
Start your Argosy University experience
Get everything you need to know about Argosy University.
Perhaps your next step should be on our campus.
Programs, credential levels, technology, and scheduling options vary by school and are subject to change. Not all online programs are available to residents of all U.S. states. Argosy University, 121 Election Rd. Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84020 2016 Argosy University. All rights reserved.Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org .
See auprograms.info for program duration, tuition, fees and other costs, median debt, salary data, alumni success, and other important info.
Argosy University, Salt Lake City argosy.edu/locations/salt-lake-city/
121 Election Rd. Suite 300, 84020 Draper, UT