Doctor of Education / Leadership in Higher Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

Through extensive coursework and your dissertation, become an established expert in the field of Leadership in Higher Education.  Your published work, of new research or building upon already-established premises,  will contribute to the overall body of educational knowledge that professionals rely upon.  At Northcentral, focus in this online EdD centers on academia in community colleges, universities, professional schools and corporate training.  You’ll learn operational elements of institutions of higher learning, alongside organizational aspects.  Coursework offered usually includes:

  • Financial Issues in Higher Education
  • Topics in Higher Education
  • Leadership for Higher Education
  • The Community College


  • 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).

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not authorized for residents of Arkansas.