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Doctor of Education in Transformational Leadership

Program Details

Concordia University-Portland's online Doctorate of Education in Transformational Leadership is designed for individuals wanting to advance in business, organization, and church leadership and management. Classes are 8 weights in length, and are limited to 15 to 17 candidates to support quality discussions. This EdD program includes a virtual residency, which is aimed at the practitioner-scholar who already balances a career, family, and other obligations. You can earn your EdD in 3 years, in a program that prepares servant-leaders for the transformation of society.


  • Must have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • GPA of 3.0 or better for master’s and any post-master’s credits
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of Intent
  • Example of original, scholarly writing
  • Resume
  • Interview

Accreditation & Licensing

Concordia University-Portland is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.