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Doctor in Education in Instructional Technology & Leadership

Program Details

The online Ed.D. in Instructional Technology and Leadership program prepares educational leaders who are adept at designing and developing systems in both academic and corporate settings.  In this program students confront issues to improve the efficiency for instructional and organizational functions. Students will be able to establish individualized philosophies and participate in projects that assist in building leadership perspectives.  The curriculum allows candidates to develop beliefs that drive technology integration, rigorously evaluate instruction or products, conduct assessments of programs, and develop methods that enhance the purposes of educational or corporate settings.


New students are required to attend a mandatory two week residency on Duquesne University's campus. Students completing their first year are also required to attend an additional one week mandatory residency.

Admission's requirements:

  • Master's degree in education or a technology related field, from an accredited institution
  • Minimum graduate GPA of 3.5
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
  • GRE scores (within 5 years from application)
  • Technology competence and access to computer and high-speed Internet
  • Commitment to participate in the cohort-based program of study on a full-time basis
  • Letter of interest
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Electronic portfolio

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education