The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Educational Leadership is designed to offer K-12 educational administrators and other K-12 educational leaders a unique and research-based approach. The Ed.D. in Educational Leadership combines authentic scholarly inquiry with exposure to site-based best practices. It requires commitment to the pursuit of four ambitious goals: in-depth inquiry and research on issues and topics related to educational administration and leadership, leadership for improvement in teaching and learning, equity and social justice for all students, and the development of schools as democratic communities.
In the UNC Greensboro ELC Ed.D. program, students experience rigorous academic work combined with significant practitioner insight. We offer a blended combination of online offerings and face-to-face sessions that will allow you to establish vital interpersonal connections, choose graduate courses that suit your interests, experience meaningful learning opportunities, and enjoy significant flexibility to complete your studies while also attending to your personal and professional obligations.
Careers include K-12 and central office administration, school leadership, educational coaching and consulting, and professor.
The UNC Greensboro School of Education’s and Graduate School’s formal admission requirements specify the following for the Ed.D. program:
Admissions decisions are based on an applicant’s full set of application materials. All evidence about a prospective student, including the criteria listed above, work experience, letters of reference and recommendations, and the individual’s personal statement will be considered in making admissions decisions. In certain cases, applicants may be granted provisional admission, with a stipulation that they will be granted full admission upon successfully completing a specified number of coursework credits in the program. Faculty members engage in a collaborative, rigorous review of applicants.
The department’s formal admission requirements for doctoral studies are the following:
Our deadline to be considered for summer admission is March 15.
Degree Type: Doctoral
College/School: School of Education
Program Type: Major
Class Type: In Person
Dr. Kathy Hytten