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Ed.D. Program

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Our Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership is an innovative program designed to provide an interdisciplinary focus on leadership and the tools, theories & experiences necessary to succeed in creating inclusive and equitable learning environments. Students may choose a focus in PK-12 or higher education. We offer a cohort-based (approx. 18 students) Research Clinical Model with online, hybrid, and weekend classes to accommodate our candidates.

Program Objectives

  • Produce transformative leaders who are capable of creating a new educational paradigm.
  • Combine theory with practice to provide candidates with a detailed understanding of the complex issues impacting education and student achievement.
  • Prepare leaders to successfully transform current educational settings into inclusive and equitable learning environments.
  • Address the crisis of educating historically underserved diverse communities using an interdisciplinary focus on leadership.


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