Degree Name

EdD (Doctor of Education)


Educational Leadership

Date of Award

June 1974


Purpose. The purpose of this study was (1) to assess the preparation programs for educational administrators and supervisors in colleges and universities in the State of Tennessee, (2) to analyse the certification requirments for administrators and supervisors in Tennessee, and (3) to determine the number of administrative and supervisory personnel employed in the State of Tennessee during 1971-72. The problem was divided into components to facilitate the identification of the many aspects involved. The subproblems were to identify the colleges and universities in Tennessee that offered programs for preparing educational administrators and supervisors; to determine each institution's number of graduates from 1969 through 1972, degrees offered, number of graduates employed during 1971-72, entrance requirements, areas of specialized training, residence requirements, courses offered on and off campus during 1971-72, number of faculty members, qualifications of faculty members; to identify through the Tennessee State Department of Education the certification requirements, and number of new certificates issued between July 1, 1971 and June 30, 1972; and to ascertain through the county and city school superintendents the number of administrators and supervisors employed between July 1, 1971 and June 30, 1972. (Abstract shortened.)

Document Type

Dissertation - unrestricted