Program Overview:

The doctoral degree program in Educational Leadership engages adult learners in a rigorous and relevant Executive Education experience. The program is focused on preparing transformational leaders whose practice is grounded in research, culturally responsive pedagogy, data-informed strategic thinking, and improved student outcomes.

The 60-hour program of study reflects the visionary thinking needed for leadership in future ready educational organizations. It emphasizes effective leadership including strategic planning, using data to make instructional improvements, building a culture of trust, and understanding how theory guides the educational leader to solve problems of practice.

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Fall 2021 Schedule of Classes:

August 27-28
September 17-18
October 22-23
November 19-20
December 10-11

Spring 2022 Schedule of Classes:

January 21-22
February 18-19
March 11-12
April 8-9
April 29-30

For more information about the Ed.D. program, contact Dr. Dustin Johnson via email at or telephone at (336) 841-9450.