Transform as an educational leader in as few as three years with Benedictine University's rigorous online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program. Learn to use data-driven decision-making to lead your organization through change, overcome resistance, and make a lasting impact on the lives of learners and key stakeholders in a variety of settings. Graduates put their skills to work in schools, colleges, corporate boardrooms and nonprofits.
Foundations to Mastery
Year 1: Learn the principles and practice of higher education and organizational leadership.
Year 2: Lead transformative change in student services, curriculum, teaching, learning and resource management.
Year 3: Complete your dissertation and influence future education, research and theory development.
Join a cohort of talented colleagues, learn together and gain direct experience in identifying concerns and overcoming resistance to change with coursework that's tied to real-world applications. In this highly interactive, online environment, you'll participate in small- and large-group discussions, case study analysis and team projects.
Graduate ready to:
Manage public and private educational agencies and associations
Conduct influential scholarly research
Lead organizations through transformative change
Contribute significantly to knowledge in the field of post-secondary education
Expand on theories, concepts and methodologies in organization development
Collaborate with a close-knit group of accomplished peers and faculty
Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in last 30 hours of graduate credit
Letter of intent
Two letters of reference
7-years minimum work experience, preferably in advancing roles of leadership
All official transcripts from institutions of higher education
Accreditation & Licensing
The Higher Learning Commission
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