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Organizational Leadership, PhD-ED

Organizational Leadership Specialization

Strong leadership is required in any educational institution. NCU’s PhD in Organizational Leadership specialization examines theories of leadership in education, corporate, government or community organizations. Under the guidance of NCU’s professors who all hold doctoral degrees, you will concentrate on developing skills to forge alliances, build confidence and inspire a shared vision with members of a team. You will explore issues and resolutions in contemporary organizations, and have the opportunity to contribute new knowledge in the field. Our graduates teach at the university level, focus on research, or work for an organization with an interest in organizational leadership.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
PhD-Ed 60 20 45 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Philosophy in Education Program Learning Outcomes
  • Recommend policies advancing equity and social justice in educational organizations.
  • Select ethical and regulatory compliant actions supporting the mission and vision of organizations.
  • Develop leadership skills through the integration of theoretical constructs with professional practice.
  • Create strategic and tactical plans to improve organizations.
  • Construct theory-informed decisions for addressing complex problems of practice.