Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership
University of the Cumberlands

Program Details

University of the Cumberlands offers the online Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.). This program is designed for those looking to enhance their specialty knowledge and lead educational institutions into the future. Students will learn how to apply the critical-thinking and creative skills necessary to meet the complex demands placed on organizations dedicated to education and development. Students are given the opportunity to expand their professional knowledge and understanding of educational theory, extend their mastery of research and its application to strategic problem-solving, and strengthen their commitment to professional service and ethical decision-making.


  • Master’s degree from an accredited college
  • 3.5 GPA (on a 4-point scale) on all graduate work
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE or MAT scores (possible exemptions)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Current resume
  • Writing sample
  • Foundational Skills Test

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges