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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 weeks in length, and the 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 fully online in 3 years, while uncovering your true leadership style and learning to foster and environment of creativity, inventiveness, and entrepreneurship.


  • 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.