Doctor of Education / Leadership in Educational Administration: Superintendent Endorsement
Aurora University

Program Details

Advance your career in education with an online Doctor of Education degree. The Leadership in Educational Administration pathway with Superintendent Endorsement prepares educational leaders to take on superintendent and other leadership roles. Coursework is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for Superintendent Endorsement in the state.

The program covers topics in curriculum and assessment at all levels of education. Participants will also study relevant laws, the roles of research and data analysis, and more. Courses are led by experienced faculty and taught in a flexible online format, ideal for professionals balancing work, personal, and academic commitments.

Classes offer training in areas such as:

  • Organizational theory and change management
  • Curriculum and assessment for regular education and special populations
  • Advanced school law and human resources
  • Advanced school district finance
  • Advanced operations and system management

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Aurora University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent