Doctor of Executive Leadership
University of Charleston

Program Details

The Doctor of Executive Leadership is an online organizational leadership degree from the University of Charleston.  This degree prepares the next generation of executives as scholars and practitioners.  The rigorous curriculum develops the knowledge and skills needed to integrate theory with practice.  You will learn to effectively use business principles and leadership skills and to generate, conserve, and transform leadership knowledge and practice through critical thinking and reflection.  Both creativity and research are important components in executive leadership as students prepare to act as leaders across disciplines and boundaries in a global environment.  This organizational leadership online degree takes mid- and senior-level leaders and prepares them for executive-level leadership positions in organizations, communities, and institutions.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Charleston is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample

Additional Info

  • Annual one-week residence required
  • A minimum of five years of professional experience