Educational Leadership

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Educational Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy

 

 

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program is designed to provide advanced study and research for educators interested in educational leadership.

 

 

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Flexible scheduling
and course delivery in an online/distance format for continued employment.
Program length
of approximately 26 months.
Full accreditation
with doctorally-prepared faculty who have extensive experience.

Educational Leadership

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree program is designed to provide advanced study and research for educators interested in educational leadership. Program highlights include:
  • Course delivery in an online/distance format for your convenience.
  • Program length of approximately 26 months.
  • Full accreditation with doctorally-prepared faculty who have extensive experience within the areas of K-12, higher education and educational research.
  • Utilization of a cohort model that offers a two-week on-campus summer session as an opportunity to prepare for dissertation and research activities.
The Ph.D. is concentrated on the area of educational leadership; however, you can declare a specific focus. The Ed.D. focuses on research on particular practices or policies that affect state or regional schools or school systems; this degree is concerned with application to professional practice in K- 12 education.
The Ph.D. requires the completion of an educational specialist degree or equivalent OR students with prior doctoral-level coursework can be admitted.

Cohort Start Dates

New cohorts begin in January of each year. The application deadline is October 1st of the previous fall.
Degree Details

Doctor of Philosophy

Offered Online

$600 per credit - See All Tuition & Fee Info

Related Career Paths
Career Avg. Salary
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School $74,990
Metropolitan and nonmetropolitan area occupational employment and wage estimates for the Boise area are sourced from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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PHD student Robert Sanchez
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PHD student Robert Sanchez

Student
SPOTLIGHT

A passion for leadership and a commitment to excellence made the Ph.D. program at Northwest Nazarene University the obvious choice for me. The NNU experience is both professionally and personally rewarding, providing an alignment of vision, values, personal courage, faith and community.

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NNU’s graduate programs are designed for you to achieve your educational goals while working around your career, your family and your other commitments.

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100% of the program can be completed online

26

26 months is the approximate time it takes to complete the educational doctorate degrees 

44

The Bureau of Labor and Statistics reports 44% higher wages for advanced degree holders in education than for bachelor’s degree holders.

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100% of graduates who completed exit surveys report being “highly satisfied” with the quality of education they have received.

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