KSU Awards First Doctoral Degree
Clint Stockton, a calculus teacher at Kennesaw Mountain High School, was awarded KSU’s…
Georgia (Jul 30, 2010) —
Clint Stockton, a calculus teacher at Kennesaw Mountain High School, was awarded KSU’s first-ever doctoral degree, an Ed.D. in Teacher Leadership for Learning, at summer commencement on July 28. The new degree represents a milestone not only for Stockton, but for KSU as well. The university now offers doctorates in nursing, business and education, and is launching its first Ph.D. in international conflict management this fall.
Currently, 65 students are enrolled in the Ed.D. degree program at KSU’s Bagwell College of Education. Doctoral students must complete 75 hours of coursework, with 27 hours dedicated to finding ways to improve learning for students from preK through high school.
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its approximately 41,000 students. With 11 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university’s vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties and entrepreneurial spirit draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status, and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. For more information, visit kennesaw.edu.