Degree: EdD License
Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Offers a unique opportunity for current and aspiring leaders in districts, schools, and other educational organizations to study with nationally and internationally known scholars and practitioners. Coursework focuses on knowledge and skills around managing talent and finances, building strategic partnerships, leading innovation and change, and planning for future-ready schools and organizations.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
Have you ever pictured yourself leading a school, a district, a nonprofit or a community organization? The University of Colorado Denver's Doctor of Education (EdD) concentration in executive leadership will prepare those interested in innovation to develop the fundamental skills to inspire and lead.
Students in this concentration will:
There are two options within the executive leadership concentration that may include a path to licensure: 1.) Leadership for Educational Organizations program with an option for administrative licensure from the Colorado Department of Education or 2.) Principal licensure program with an option for principal licensure from the Colorado Department of Education. Students do not need to pursue licensure to take this EdD concentration; it is optional.
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as an executive leader of an educational organization. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver's School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
The 54-credit program begins each summer.
The curriculum includes the following: 18 hours in EdD core courses within equity, leadership, and learning core areas;
Nine hours in the research core (three three-credit courses);
All courses and experiences strive to expose students to context-specific best practices, interdisciplinary connections, and applied research in an environment that stresses the application of theory to practice. The EdD program has been designed to enable students to complete program requirements in three or five years.
Recommended Completion Time:3 or 5 Years
Required Credits for Completion:54
The EdD in Leadership for Educational Equity, executive leadership concentration, is a three or five-year program, designed for working professionals, with the following application requirements:
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