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Professional Leadership – Special Populations (Ed.D.)


Prepare for a professional or instructional leadership position.

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Professional Leadership – Special Populations (Ed.D.)

The hybrid Executive Ed.D. in Professional Leadership – Special Populations prepares students for professional and instructional leadership positions in a variety of settings. The program provides intensive research and applied skills development for students who contend with any of these real-world concerns. Students bring the most pressing concerns experienced by the educational community to each course.

Students gain an opportunity to learn how to generate applied and evidence-based solutions to challenges. The doctoral program places a strong emphasis on relevance to the real world challenges in education, rigorous preparation in applied research, and building student network relationships that encourage teamwork and collaboration. The program also helps to develop professional leadership, ethical, interpersonal, and intrapersonal skills through:

  • Coursework
  • Laboratory of Practice
  • Doctoral Thesis

Degree Plan
Total Hours 51
Graduate GPA 3.0 minimum
Test Scores Required There is no GRE requirement for this program.
Degree Awarded Doctor of Education in Professional Leadership