Institution
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
Academic Level
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Key Personnel
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
College of Education
6300 Ocean Drive, FC 212
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
United States

The doctoral program in Educational Leadership at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is providing leadership and knowledge for and about Latinos and the environments that impact them and their future. The majority of the dissertations address issues of importance to the education of Latinos at all levels, from pre-K through doctoral level. Additionally, non-Latino students are also addressing issues of concern to the education of Latino students in South Texas through their dissertations.

Goal/Mission

The overarching goal of the program is for the student to develop a style of thinking grounded in knowledge of professional literature, inquiry, and critical reflection. The program seeks to address the educational and social needs of the nation, the state, and particularly the region of South Texas and its Latino population within the context of a multicultural environment.

Outcome

The doctoral program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, in the last five years alone will have produced 43 Latinos with a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. The majority of the dissertations address issues of importance to the education of Latinos at all levels, from pre-K through doctoral level. Additionally, non Latino students are also addressing issues of concern to the education of Latino students in South Texas through their dissertations.

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