Doctor of Education in Administrative Leadership
Concordia University – Portland

Program Details

The EdD in Administrative Leadership from Concordia University–Portland prepares candidates to be transformational leaders guiding public or nonpublic schools. 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. This concentration is designed to give current administrators additional knowledge and expertise so they can positively impact their school, district, or organization. You can complete your EdD in 3 years, and develop executive leadership traits in critical thinking and informed decision-making.


  • 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

School Accreditation Statement

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.