Online Doctorates in Educational Leadership

Online Doctorate Programs Found:

ARWU Rank:
 52
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Vanderbilt University
Established: 1873
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ed.D. in Leadership and Learning in Organizations
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Must attend yearly on-campus immersions.
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in leadership and learning in organizations is developed by faculty within Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College department of leadership, policy and organizations. Designed for current and aspiring leaders, the curriculum bridges the divide between theory and practice, equipping students with relevant skills to lead organizational change.
Length: 3 to 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $92,232 total
Out-of-State: $92,232 total
ARWU Rank:
 54
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Southern California
Established: 1880
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Global Executive, Ed.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: 9 intensive class sessions: 5 in Los Angeles and 4 in Hong Kong, totaling 11 weeks of intensive face-to-face time.
The Global Executive Doctor of Education (Global EdD) program is designed for full-time working professionals around the world who have a Master’s degree and significant leadership experience. The program prepares senior educational leaders, policy makers, administrators, and change agents for the challenging task of improving individual and national education outcomes. This program prepares leaders to achieve large-scale improvements across educational systems through strategic use of policy, innovative practice and assessment. The Global Executive EdD stresses the examination of educational solutions from around the world as participants work with their own local challenges.
Length: 25 months
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $138,500 total
Out-of-State: $138,500 total
ARWU Rank:
 54
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Southern California
Established: 1880
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Organizational Change and Leadership, Ed.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Annual immersion weekend held on campus.
Students in this three-year program will explore how learning occurs in formal and informal workplace settings, examine effective strategies for facilitating organizational learning and learn to create systems that produce more effective, adaptable and competitive organizations. Coursework will focus on practices of motivating and supervising others, assessing organizational priorities and driving innovation through new technologies. The program culminates in a dissertation in which students demonstrate effective application of the program’s theories and concepts.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $108,000 total
Out-of-State: $108,000 total
ARWU Rank:
 88
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Florida
Established: 1853
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Leadership in Educational Administration Doctorate (Ed.D.)
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Three weekend per semester held in rotation at the University of Florida.
The LEAD Ed.D. is one of the inaugural Kellogg Foundation Community College Leadership Programs in the nation. The program has built upon its historical mission on two-year institutions focuses more broadly on two- and four-year institutional administration. The curriculum links research and practice to prepare professionals for careers and advancement as leaders within higher education.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $527.66 per credit
Out-of-State: $631.19 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Arizona State University
Established: 1885
Country: United States
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Leadership and Innovation, EdD
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
ASU’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership and Innovation is designed for practicing educator-leaders who work in a range of settings and want to lead change and implement innovation to improve their practice and create better learning opportunities for students of all ages.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $12,708 annually
Out-of-State: $12,708 annually
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Michigan State University
Established: 1855
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and Educational Technology
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Intensive two-week face-to-face on-campus summer sessions.
The nationally-ranked Educational Psychology and Educational Technology (EPET) hybrid Ph.D. program is a new substantially online option in the educational technology emphasis area. In response to growing demand for educational leaders who understand how technology, especially online learning, is transforming the world of education, this blended program is designed for experienced education professionals currently employed in schools, higher education, and research institutions who want to earn a Ph.D. while continuing in their current positions.
Length: 5 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 151-200
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Established: 1839
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Educational Administration, EdD Specialization in P-12
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Three on-campus seminars during the first, second and third summer terms of enrollment.
The blended P-12 specialization in educational administration is a cooperative program offered through both the Lincoln and Omaha campuses. This program is designed for students seeking an endorsement as a P-12 superintendent. Courses integrate the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards to enable students to develop the principles, processes, and practical skills necessary for effective district-level leadership.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $346.00 per credit
Out-of-State: $700.00 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Colorado State University
Established: 1870
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Higher Education Leadership Ph.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Face-to-face summer class each summer for 6 days.
This online Ph.D. in higher education leadership provides a unique and enriching educational experience, allowing you to connect with your professors and cohort, and receive a top-quality education, while still maintaining full-time employment at your home institution.
Length: 5 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $899 per credit
Out-of-State: $899 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Drexel University
Established: 1891
Country: United States
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
EdD in Educational Leadership and Management
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
Drexel University’s online Doctor of Education degree equips ambitious professionals with advanced management competencies for a broad range of learning environments. Offered by Drexel’s award-winning School of Education, this accredited, fully-online program is ideal for all levels of administrators and instructional experts. The EdD is a singular program based on the Drexel philosophy that theory springs from practice. You will be encouraged to challenge your own thinking within a group and venture beyond problem solving to a unique model of individual leadership that will become a lifelong pattern of professional communication and growth.
Length: 3 to 5 years
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $1228 per credit
Out-of-State: $1228 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Florida State University
Established: 1857
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Educational Leadership and Policy, Ed.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Face-to-face seminars that occur for three consecutive summer sessions.
The online Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy is Florida State University's first online doctoral program. This program prepares education leaders and scholarly practitioners to be knowledgeable about organizational systems, actively engaged in research to improve policy and practice, and attuned to issues of equity. The program is developed for working professionals who have a Master's degree and relevant professional experience. Working with premier faculty, students will develop the professional and analytical skills to address the most pressing problems in education. Graduates assume roles as senior-level educational leaders, policymakers, and policy researchers both domestically and internationally.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: 3.0+ undergrad, 3.5+ grad.
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $444.26 per credit
Out-of-State: $1,075.66 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Houston
Established: 1927
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Professional Leadership (Ed.D)
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Online Executive Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Professional Leadership, with an emphasis in Literacy or Social Studies/Social Education, in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction is an online 51- credit hour program providing research and applied skills for educators grappling with current issues in urban settings. The program is designed to facilitate the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for instructional leadership in curriculum and instruction in urban schools, developmental reading programs, community organizations and related educational institutions. The intent is for graduates of this program to remain in educational settings as instructional leaders. The design of the program emphasizes content inquiry, problem-solving and participant collaboration in a variety of courses and research activities.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: N/A
In-State: $404 per credit
Out-of-State: $404 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Missouri - Columbia
Established: 1839
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Educational Leadership (EdD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Your course work will be online and in person on MU's Columbia, Missouri campus during your first two summers and at your assigned partner institution during the fall and spring semesters.
The online doctorate in educational leadership from MU lets you continue your career while also acquiring skills that you can put to use immediately. If you are a practicing educational leader ready to enhance your leadership skills and career opportunities, this may be the degree for you.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $486.49 per credit
Out-of-State: $486.49 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of South Florida
Established: 1956
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ph.D. in Career & Workforce Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: "Students are expected to come to the Tampa campus three times each year as part of CWE core coursework."
The Ph.D. in Career and Workforce Education is a research degree that prepares professionals interested in positions in teaching, research, and policy positions in universities, four-year colleges, community/technical colleges, government agencies, and in the private sector. The doctoral program seeks to provide professionals in related fields with the preparation needed to address important research questions central to the planning, organization, delivery, and evaluation of systems and components involving the connection of education, work, and economic development.
Length: 3 to 7 years
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Yeshiva University
Established: 1886
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
EdD in Jewish Educational Leadership and Innovation
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Four 3-day touchstone meetings spread throughout the spring and fall semesters and an annual five-day Intensive Summer Institute.
The needs of our schools and communities are great, but your opportunity to transform the educational experience, and with it the future of the Jewish people, is greater. We take seriously our responsibility to train the next generation of educators. Within a collegial and close-knit environment, you will benefit from the wisdom and guidance of an internationally recognized faculty, innovative and comprehensive courses, collaborative student faculty research, intensive field experience, exposure to advanced educational technology, and academic and professional mentoring that is second to none.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $1,125 per credit
Out-of-State: $1,125 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Kentucky
Established: 1865
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Executive Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Candidates must complete at least 4 credit hours of EDL 767 Dissertation Residency.
Our Ed.D. (Doctor of Education) is an Executive EdD, or practitioner doctorate, designed for those who plan to work in leadership positions in schools as a practicing scholar. It is a practical degree built around action research relevant to your current work in educational institutions and culminates with the writing of a three chapter action research dissertation. The program consists of 42 credit hours plus a minimum of 4 hours of dissertation residency (a fall and spring semester at 2 hours per semester). Students take courses in three core areas: leadership, research, and elective. We admit cohorts of students in the Fall and the application deadline is generally around February 15th of each year.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $648.00 per credit
Out-of-State: $648.00 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 401-500
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
West Virginia University
Established: 1867
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ed.D in Higher Education Administration
Category:
Social Sciences - Educational Leadership
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Ed.D in Higher Education Administration prepares students for positions in college administration, faculty, research, and policy. In this online hybrid program, offered by the College of Education and Human Services, students benefit from a Common Leadership Core experience with others from educational leadership programs to gain an understanding of common interests and issues. Graduates will be prepared to create original research that advances the field and apply that to the practice of higher education administration as well as become reflective, ethical, and effective leaders in higher education.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $561 per credit
Out-of-State: $1408 per credit