College of Education > Academics > Leadership, Language & Curriculum > Graduate Programs > Educational Leadership (EdD) > Concentration Requirements > Global Catholic Educational Leadership (GCEL) Requirements
Students must maintain an overall GPA of 3.0 prior to the completion of 36 credit hours and 3.3 after the completion of 36 credit hours. Students are allowed no more than two grades of “C.” Upon receiving a third grade of “C,” students must retake the class in which the grade was received. Grades of “D” and “F” require that the course be retaken.
The research courses are sequenced and must be taken in the following order:
Students may select either a capstone or dissertation to complete the degree.
Students interested in the Superintendent Endorsement must complete the Superintendent Internship. This course is completed in addition to the required 76-credit hours for the Ed.D. degree.
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This concentration also offers the option of earning two International Baccalaureate Educator Certifications, the IBEC in Leadership Practice and the IBEC in Leadership Research, delivered through lesson options in the existing courses.