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Chapter 1. California State University Subchapter 2. Educational Program Article 7. Graduate Degrees The Doctor Of Education Degree: Requirements.   

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(a) Advancement to Candidacy. For advancement to candidacy for the Doctor of Education degree, the student shall have achieved classified graduate standing and met such particular requirements as the Chancellor and the appropriate campus authority may prescribe. The requirements shall include a qualifying examination.

(b) To be eligible for the Doctor of Education degree, the candidate shall have completed a pattern of study, including a dissertation, that is consistent with the specifications in subdivision (c) of Section 40511 and that is approved by the appropriate campus authority. A grade point average of 3.0 (grade of B) or better shall have been earned in coursework taken to satisfy the requirements for the degree, except that a course in which no letter grade is assigned shall not be used in computing the grade point average.

(c) The student shall have completed all requirements for the degree within five years of achieving classified standing in the doctoral program. The appropriate campus authority may extend the time for completion of the requirements if:

(1) the extension is warranted by individual circumstances, and

(2) the student demonstrates current knowledge of research and practice in educational leadership, as required by the campus.

Authority cited:

Education Code 66600

Education Code 66040.3

Education Code 89030

Education Code 89035

Reference:

Education Code 66040.3

Education Code 66600

Education Code 89030

(Added by Register 2006, No. 37.)