The Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (EDL) prepares candidates with the critical skills and credentials necessary to assume leadership in their chosen area of education.

Three Pathways of Advanced Scholarship for Engaged Educators

Teacher Leadership

The only program of its kind in the area, the EDL in Teacher Leadership supports and recognizes the role of the advanced practitioner in the classroom. Intentionally designed for aspiring program chairs or instructional leaders, this track aims to guide teachers in becoming artful change agents in their schools, spreading good teaching throughout their schools.

School Leadership

The EDL School Leadership track provides a forum for aspiring principals and assistant principals to successfully enrich faculty-administration collaboration within their institutions, as well as work with leaders at the district level to innovate solutions to challenges facing modern American schools.

District Leadership

The EDL in District Leadership track is for visionary leaders whose goal is to inspire and engage across the broad spectrum of K-12 educational environments. Candidates will learn to perform, interpret and communicate evidence-based research to successfully lead and manage on the district level.

This program is offered in the following: