Doctor of Education in Leadership / Organizational Leadership
Concordia University – Chicago

Program Details

The Doctor of Leadership with a specialization in Organizational Leadership is an online education administration degree from Concordia University – Chicago that develops scholar practitioners.  Through this degree program students complete a strategically focused and innovative program that aligns contemporary leadership theory with current best leadership practices.  You will have the opportunity to identify and achieve your personal learning objectives and professional goals as you make immediate and significant contributions to your organization.  To do this you will incorporate a variety of strategic planning and forecasting methods, innovative change initiatives, organizational diagnostic strategies, and reform interventions.  

 Concordia University – Chicago’s online doctorate in education leadership develops an appreciation for leadership history, research, implementation, and evaluation while teaching students ways to ensure effective organizational performance.  You will promote creativity and adaptability while conducting strategic research and evaluation of organizations as a means of strengthening the competitive advantage.  Courses ensure students are prepared to apply and analyze the social and political contexts of organizational culture and decision-making as a further means of organizational performance enhancement.

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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), Statement of Purpose/Intent