Doctor of Education in Leadership / Gerontology
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

Earn your EdD in Leadership with a focus on gerontology to solidify your training in the field. This unique program takes a multidisciplinary approach to doctorate-level work, utilizing social and basic science disciplines in aging and leadership. Students will deeply research various topics, including but not limited to:

  • Physiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Societal diversities

Leadership and research studies are philosophical courses and theoretical and practical perspectives and approaches to subjects. Take advantage of small class sizes, asynchronous courses, and a program led by high-quality professional faculty. The online gerontology degree is offered in 3-year and 4-year tracks to meet the scheduling needs of working professionals.

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University – Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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