All graduate applications for the School Administrator Cohort are now closed for both summer and fall of 2016.
Dr. Robert Millward coordinates the Administration and Leadership Program.
The Doctor of Education in Administration and Leadership Studies program is a
three-year, part-time program designed to enhance
administrative skills for school and college administrators.
focuses on budgeting techniques, communication skills, team building,
leadership theory, conflict resolution, implementing change, research,
adult development, and case studies.
The doctoral program in Administration
and Leadership Studies is designed for future college teachers and
administrators and offers a rich mixture of theory and application
through specifically designed courses. We expect our cohort to develop a
spirit of a camaraderie that promotes the development of ethical
beliefs, and a constructivist philosophy. In addition to traditional
course work, the Gettysburg Leadership Walk is designed to complement
the academic package and to promote leadership concepts and ideas for
want to attract potential leaders into this program who can think
critically, who can write well, and who can speak effectively. In
addition, candidates for this program must be sensitive, must be able to
analyze complex problems, must be able to make rational decisions,
and must be able to articulate their own personal philosophy. Our intent
is to help college teachers and college administrators to develop
leadership attributes through extensive reading, through analysis of
administrative leadership case studies, through self-assessment
leadership profiles, and through application of leadership skills in a
We believe that by keeping the program small, as well as
highly selective, we will be able to attract top quality candidates into the program. We want to develop a program whose major objective is
to educate quality leaders who can implement visionary programs in
educational organizations. We believe that leadership skills can be
taught. We believe that by creating an atmosphere of high
expectations, by requiring students to prepare manuscripts for
publication, and by requiring students to organize professional
leadership seminars we will promote the development of leadership
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