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Fielding Graduate University    
 
    
 
  Sep 22, 2017
 
Academic Catalog 2017-2018

School of Leadership Studies



The School of Leadership Studies offers a multidisciplinary path to scholarship for professionals who want to expand their knowledge, improve their research skills, and create a more reflective practice. Guided by principles of social responsibility, the School of Leadership emphasizes a scholar-practitioner model of engaged learning and develops leaders who are agents of change in their own communities and across the globe. Our students learn to understand, evaluate, and change conditions in the world that are responsible for social and ecological injustices. Through collaborative and customized programs, you can acquire the skills and knowledge you need to implement meaningful change where you live and work. 

Our programs cater to the diverse life experiences, learning styles, and complex schedules of adult learners. Our students and alumni use their degrees as consultants, educators, and professional to inform relevant action and discover theoretical insights in support of a more just and equitable world. 

Doctoral Degrees


  • Our PhD in Infant & Early Childhood Development  is a multidisciplinary doctoral program in mental health and developmental disorders such as autism spectrum, sensory integration, ADHD, and mood disorder.
  • Our Doctor of Education  program is a minimal residency program that provides doctoral level research and practice through independent study in a collaborative environment.
  • Doctoral degree programs with pathway master’s degrees awarded along the way in Human Development  and Organizational Development & Change  combine individual mentoring, small group study, localized seminars, and conference-based workshops to support scholarly research.
     

Optional Concentrations


Students in our doctoral programs can complete their electives using any of the electives offered by the above doctorates, as well as structure their elective choices to complete specific concentrations in:

  • Community College Leadership for Change
  • Creative Longevity & Wisdom
  • Dual Language
  • Inclusive Leadership for Social Justice
  • Leadership in Social & Ecological Sustainability
  • Leadership of Higher Education Systems
  • Media, Technology, & Innovation
  • Organization Development
  • Reflective Practice/Supervision
  • Somatics, Phenomenology & Communicative Leadership

 

Master’s Degrees


 

Certificate Programs


Graduate certificate programs link practical theories with immediately applicable tools. Our certificate programs include:

 


Academic Leadership Program

Programs

Certificate

Education Program

Programs

Master's

Certificate

Leadership for Change Program

Programs

Doctoral

Evidence Based Coaching Program

Programs

Certificate

Human Development/Organizational Development and Change Program

Programs

Doctoral

Master's

Infant & Early Childhood Development Program

Programs

Doctoral

Master's

Certificate

Organizational Development & Leadership Program

Programs

Master's

Certificate