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Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

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EdD IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

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Dr. Cyndi Speace, EdD
Assistant Dean, School of
Education & Human Services
Director, EdD Program
Working virtually
Monday thru Friday 8am – 4pm
Evening and weekend
appointments available
speacec@neumann.edu
610 358-4243 office
610 334-8045 cell

Mrs. Clara Marano
Administrative Assistant
EdD and PhD Programs
Working virtually
Monday thru Friday 8am – 3:30pm
maranoc@neumann.edu
610 361-2569 office

  • Can be completed in 4 years
  • PreK-12 Administrative 1 Certification option available
  • Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility Certification option available
  • Focused on research-based leadership

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP Outcomes

Successful graduates of the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program will emerge prepared to assume positions of leadership in schools and educational agencies; demonstrate instructional leadership, grounded in research; exhibit organization and leadership skills to design and implement school plans of action; and assess the needs and accomplishments of students, faculty and staff. In addition, they will be ready to direct curriculum development and evaluation, have scholarly research published, and make a real difference.

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Dr. Cynthia Speace

Yes

A Master’s degree is required

No (GRE) Graduate Record Examination is required

 4 years; must be competed in 8 years

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

The Program Director and the Division Dean make the final decision regarding the acceptance of transfer credit into the doctoral program

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