DANTES External Degree Catalog - Doctorate

St. Thomas University

St. Thomas University
School of Leadership Studies
16401 NW 37 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054
Dr. Susan Angulo, Professor
Dr. Hilroy Thomas, Assistant Dean


Toll Free:

(305) 628-6539
(305) 628-6524
(305) 628-6532
Web Site:


Degrees Awarded

Educational Leadership

Background Information

Affiliation: St. Thomas University
Accreditation: Southern Association of Colleges and School, Commission on Colleges
VA Approved: Yes
Servicemembers Opportunity
Colleges (SOC):
See Program Overview

Application Requirements

Prior Education: Master Degree
Entrance Examination: Writing Assessment
School Application Form: http://www.stu.edu/ProspectiveStudents/tabid/449/Default.aspx
Other: Needed: Application, Official Transcripts from all school attended. "Inquire"

Graduation Information

Campus Residency: Yes
Minimum Enrollment: 3 credits half time, 6 credits full time
Other Requirements: 90 credits for the degree


Application: $40.00
In-State Tuition: $905.00 per credit hour (Semester Hour)
Out-of-State Tuition: None
Graduation: No fee
Transcript: Inquire
Matriculation: Inquire
Technology: Inquire
Other Mandatory: Inquire
Special Fees: Inquire

Credit Cards Accepted

Visa: Yes
MasterCard: Yes
Discover: Yes
American Express: No
Other: Money Order, Check

Financial Aid

Financial Aid (PELL Grant, etc.): All traditional form of Financial Aid available and accepted.

Course Delivery

Print: Yes
Directed Independent Study: Yes
Video Tape: No
Broadcast Television: No
Computer: Yes
Satellite Television: No
Computer Conferencing: Yes
Email: Yes
Internet: Yes
Audio Tape: No
Fax: Yes
Video Conferencing: No
iPod: No
Download Software: No

Credit Earning Options/Limits

Credits Awarded by Nontraditional Instruction: No
Credits Accepted in Transfer: Inquire
Credits Awarded by Examination (CLEP, ACT, etc.): No
Credits by Examination Accepted in Transfer: No
Credit for Life Experience: No
Credit for Training (Industry): No
Credit for Training (Military): No
Other Credits Awarded
(ACE Guide, PONSI Guide, ELA, etc.):

Program Overview

The Ed. D. in Educational Leadership is designed to prepare graduates who can:

•Respond to the changing needs and diverse peoples who participate in education both in traditional schools settings and the increasing number of new educational settings.

•Develop leadership skills to build effective team-oriented approaches to teaching and learning in order to maximize the academic achievements of all learners.

•Demonstrate scholarly behaviors such as reflection and problem solving with skills for designing, critiquing and implementing research relevant to effective practice.

•Adapt to changing environments and problems, solve new problems, and develop adaptive learning organizations.

•Demonstrate ethical standards in all leadership processes.
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