Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership
Columbia International University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership program increases students’ abilities to articulate Christ-centered perspectives in educational institutions and to represent education from a biblical perspective in broader society.  The curriculum develops capacities to think, communicate, and model biblical excellence in educational leadership positions through coursework and research.  Coursework covers areas such as leadership theory, school law, financial principles, faculty and staff supervision, decision making, strategic planning, and development.


  • Earned at the master’s level. Bachelor’s-level courses may serve to meet pre-requisites only.
  • Earned at an accredited institution
  • Earned with a grade of C or above

School Accreditation Statement

The Association for Biblical Higher Education, Commission on Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges