Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Learn how to solve complex problems and inspire change

Educational institutions, from PK-12 systems through higher learning organizations, face a range of complicated challenges. Meeting those challenges requires strong leadership, specialized knowledge and the ability to inspire and influence change. Our Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership degree program is designed to help you obtain the skills it takes to identify problems, create solutions and enhance learning environments.

Lead the way for change and transformation

This program is for those that have a master’s degree and former education-related experience. It is a practitioner research degree designed to help you learn how to ethically address complicated issues through data-driven decision making. It is ideal for those that wish to improve practices in a variety of learning environments, including the PK-12 system, institutions of higher learning, military and corporate learning environments.

We will cover a range of critical topics, from classical and contemporary organizational development to creating an organizational leadership plan. You will examine the attitudes and actions that support effective leadership and evidence-based decision-making. Additionally, we’ll cover essential topics for research, including qualitative data collection, analysis methods and the principals of quantitative research.

Our Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership program is offered completely online so that you can continue your education without putting your life on hold. As a student, you’ll enjoy access to online learning tools designed to support your progress and weekly start dates so you can get started right away. You’ll also have the personal guidance you need thanks to our unique one-to-one learning model.

EdD in Educational Leadership Program at a Glance

Total Credit Hours: 54 Credit Hours
Courses: 18 Courses
Recommended Completion Time: 45 Months
Next Start Date: Every Monday
Classroom Size: One

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