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What is an EdD in Educational Leadership?

A Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership is a degree program designed for current and emerging leaders in both traditional and nontraditional education environments. An EdD in Educational Leadership prepares professionals to lead educational organizations and equips them to address challenges that educational leaders face in a variety of settings.

The EdD in Educational Leadership at Neumann University provides educators with the vision, skills, and values that are needed to continually improve American education. 

Candidates for the EdD in Educational Leadership degree are prepared to link knowledge and research, address school-based and educationally oriented problems through application of theory, and develop a vision for public and/or religious-based education as well as the network to implement that vision.

 

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What is an EdD in Educational Leadership?

A Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership is a degree program designed for current and emerging leaders in both traditional and nontraditional...

What is an EdD in Educational Leadership?

A Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership is a degree program designed for current and emerging leaders in both traditional and nontraditional education environments. An EdD in Educational Leadership prepares professionals to lead educational organizations and equips them to address challenges that educational leaders face.

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Who should pursue an EdD in Educational Leadership?

An EdD in Educational Leadership is a strategic option for driven education professionals who want to secure a leadership position in a variety of...

Who should pursue an EdD in Educational Leadership?

An EdD in Educational Leadership is a strategic option for driven education professionals who want to secure a leadership position in a variety of educational settings. This doctorate degree prepares current and future leaders in the field to impact change and solve challenges in the education system.

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What are some educational leadership jobs?

Students who have earned their EdD in Educational Leadership are able to assume leadership positions in schools and in a variety of educational agencies.

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What are some educational leadership jobs?

Students who have earned their EdD in Educational Leadership are able to assume leadership positions in schools and in a variety of educational agencies.

Here are a few of the most common positions EdD graduates can pursue upon earning their doctorate degree:

School Principal – Manage daily school activities, oversee faculty and staff, and provide a safe and productive educational environment.

Education Administrator – Direct and coordinate activities for faculty and staff, create school rules and policies, manage student admissions, financial aid, athletics, and more.

Superintendent – Lead entire school district; supervise principals and administrators, make district-wide curriculum decisions, represent district at community events

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How long is the EdD in Educational Leadership?

The program can be completed in four years and must be completed in eight. A total of 60 credits of coursework at the doctoral level is required to...

How long is the EdD in Educational Leadership?

The program can be completed in four years and must be completed in eight. A total of 60 credits of coursework at the doctoral level is required to successfully complete the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership. Additional credits for a Pre K-12 Administrative I Certificate and/or a Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility Certificate are curricular options.

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What are the prerequisites for the Educational Leadership degree program?

A master’s degree is required to apply. No GRE is required with your application.

What do I need to apply to the Educational Leadership degree program?

  • A completed Graduate Student Application online through the Neumann University web site at ...

What do I need to apply to the Educational Leadership degree program?

  • A completed Graduate Student Application online through the Neumann University web site at https://www.neumann.edu/admissions/graduate/default.asp
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended (WES or ECE evaluated if international)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae which documents work experience and demonstrated leadership in education or a related field 
  • Three official letters of recommendation  
  • Formal responses to each of the following questions  
    • “What is your instructional leadership philosophy?”
    • “How does an administrator in her/his role as instructional leader foster successful teaching and learning in schools?”
  • Interview with the Program Director
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