Doctor of Education in Leadership
American College of Education

Program Details

American College of Education offers the online Doctor of Education (Ed.D). in Leadership. This degree prepares graduate students to contribute to their professional communities as leaders who address real-world problems through evidence-based decision-making. Students engage with other professionals in their specific fields, including partners ranging from school districts and state government to businesses and nonprofits, to apply skills and knowledge to complex problems of practice. 

Focus of Study options include some of the following:

  • Second Language Instruction
  • Instructional Leadership
  • International Education
  • Higher Education
  • Online Education
  • and many more

In addition to highly interactive, project-based coursework, students will pursue original research in leadership culminating with a dissertation.


  • Master's or doctoral level
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (4.0 Scale)
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution
  • Current curriculum vitae (preferred) or resume
  • Goal statement
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission