RegisterSign In

Doctor of Education (EdD) - Educational Leadership and Management

Capella University



In the online Doctor of Education (EdD) - Educational Leadership and Management degree program from Capella University, students will work with expert faculty members as they develop the broad understanding that is needed for becoming a leader within any educational setting.

Students in this online EdD in Educational Leadership and Management degree program will develop the knowledge needed for addressing real-world education challenges.

The curriculum of this online educational EdD program has been based on the standards of a number of respected P-12 organizations, and has been aligned with the Competencies for Community College Leaders developed by the American Association of Community Colleges.

The online educational leadership courses in this program will cover a number of topics, including:

  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Operations
  • Change management
  • Decision-making
  • Curriculum and instruction improvement processes
  • Cultural competency
  • Advocacy

This online PhD in educational leadership and management can be completed in as little as three years, and will aid them in building their professional relationships with their fellow students.

Included in this online education program, each student will develop skills in applied research, and will contribute to the solution of a recognized problem within the field.

This program is an excellent option for those individuals who are looking for positions, such as:

  • Higher education and P-12 administrators who wish to enhance their leadership and managerial abilities
  • Higher education faculty and P-12 teachers transitioning to administrative or leadership positions
  • Government, corporate, and nonprofit leaders whose organization or position is focused on education.

This specialization does not satisfy licensure requirements for P-12 public school teachers or administrators.

Applicants must have a Master's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

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

Similar degree programs