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Program Details

The online Doctorate of Education in Instructional Leadership from Concordia University-Portland helps you develop the knowledge, ability, and capacity to positively impact practice, programs, and policy. 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. If you're looking to stay in the classroom, potentially work in higher education, or just want to improve your instruction and mentoring others, this EdD program—which you can complete in about 3.5 years—is for you.


  • 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.


Not authorized for residents of Kentucky.