Degree Name

EdD (Doctor of Education)


Educational Leadership

Date of Award

June 1973


Purpose. The purpose of this study was to analyze the influence of selected factors on high school seniors' attitudes toward two-year occupational programs as career educational plans. More specifically, the study analyzed the relationship between the students' educational plans and the following selected factors: (1) parents' perceived influence, (2) fathers' occupations, (3) fathers' education, (4) peers' perceived influence, and (5) the schools' perceived influence. (Abstract shortened.)

Document Type

Dissertation - unrestricted