Jul 24, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Professional Leadership - Mathematics Education, EdD

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Education

College of Education  > Department of Curriculum and Instruction  > Professional Leadership - Mathematics Education, EdD

The EdD in Professional Leadership, with an emphasis in mathematics education, is a 51-hour program at University of Houston Sugarland providing research and applied skills for educators grappling with current issues in urban settings. The program is designed to facilitate the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for instructional leadership in curriculum and instruction in urban schools, community organizations, museums and related educational institutions. The intent of the program is for graduates of this program to remain in educational settings as instructional leaders.

Graduates of the 51-hour EdD in Professional Leadership will typically pursue the following careers:

  • Curriculum managers
  • School department leads or heads
  • Education directors for community agencies
  • Higher education faculty
  • District data collectors and evaluators

For more information, please visit the Executive Ed.D. Professional Leadership - Mathematics Education program page.

Admission Requirements

The College of Education takes into consideration a number of criteria when determining admission, including prior college or university performance, letters of recommendation, standardized test scores and statement of intent. All applicants must abide by the minimum qualifications for admissions to a masters or doctoral program. All graduate applicants (regardless of citizenship status) must demonstrate proficiency in English to obtain admission to the University. For more information, visit http://www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/english-proficiency.

An applicant is responsible for ensuring that all required materials for the evaluation of admissions are received by the College before the program’s deadline. If the application is not complete by the program’s deadline, it will not be evaluated for the admissions. Full details of the online application process can be found at www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/how-to-apply.

Applicant checklist:

  1. Complete online graduate application including statement of interest, resume/c.v., writing sample, letters of recommendation, and application fee payment.
  2. Official transcripts from all previous college/university work sent to the UH Graduate School.
  3. Official reporting of GRE scores taken in the last five years
  4. International students have additional documentation requirements which can be found at www.uh.edu/graduate-school/admissions/international-students/

Grade Point Average Requirements

Admission requirements for the College of Education require a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.6 for undergraduate coursework or over the last 60 credit hours of coursework. The College requires a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 for graduate coursework. The College’s admission committees evaluate all credentials submitted by applicants to determine a student’s ability and potential to succeed in graduate study. In addition, the committee is interested in the applicant’s potential to contribute to his/her program of study and the University community as a whole.

For more information, please visit the College of Education Graduate Admissions page.

Degree Requirements

Credit hours required for this degree: 51.0


9 Credit Hours

Cognate and Supporting Courses

9 Credit Hours

Laboratory of Practice

6 Credit Hours

EdD Doctoral Thesis

6 Credit Hours

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: College of Education