Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Northcentral University

Program Details

Northcentral University’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership degree program helps students obtain the skills it takes to identify problems, create solutions and enhance learning environments. This program is a practitioner research degree designed to help students learn how to ethically address complicated issues through data-driven decision making. It is ideal for those that wish to improve practices in a variety of learning environments, including the PK-12 system, institutions of higher learning, military and corporate learning environments.

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership at Northcentral University will prepare you to address management and leadership in education, while helping you develop the tools to guide others through training, excellence in teaching, research and service. 

As you work through the Educational Leadership EdD courses, you will learn to address management and leadership issues in education, such as school law, safety and diversity. As an EdD in Educational Leadership graduate, you will be prepared to pursue positions as a specialist in K-12 educational leadership.


  • Admission to the Doctor of Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).