The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership program is designed to develop transformative leaders who embody the knowledge, character, and skills to guide dynamic and diverse learning organizations toward continuous improvement and sustained effectiveness. The integrated curriculum focuses on theory and applied research in leadership and guides students through the dissertation process as they complete their coursework. Practical instruction is offered face-to-face as well as online, with flexible, convenient scheduling designed to fit into the busy lives of educators.
The structural design of this doctoral program allows for graduation in as few as 33 to 36 months. The typical length of a term for each course is eight weeks. Normally, Saturday on-campus learning sessions include a morning, closing/summary session for one course and an orientation, afternoon session for the next scheduled course. All dates are subject to change without notice. Please contact an admissions counselor to learn more about the Spring and Fall 2018 cohort starts.