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Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership

Program Details

University of Mary offers an online Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership degree. For students seeking leadership, this program provides a rigorous curriculum that meets the needs of professionals. Careers that graduates pursue can involve PreK-12 or higher education, depending on the specific needs of each individual. Classes are taught by world-class faculty to help prepare students for that role.


This program requires a two week residence on campus each summer, for three consecutive summers.

  • Master’s degree or higher from a United States regionally accredited institution of higher education or from an international school approved by the country’s Ministry of Education
  • Minimum cumulative GPA equivalent of 3.0 on a 4.0 point scale
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Two professional letters of recommendation
  • Submission of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • Interview with education program faculty
  • Completion of a proctored writing sample
  • Completion of GRE assessment or equivalent approved by faculty

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission