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 to inspire and lead.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
Are you a leader in a school, district, nonprofit, or a community organization? The 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 is a licensure option within the executive leadership concentration area. The Leadership for Educational Organizations for administrative licensure or the principal licensure from the Colorado Department of Education. Students do not need to pursue licensure within this EdD concentration; it is an optional feature.
This program provides an environment that prepares students for a career as an executive leader of educational organizations. The School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) is recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, SEHD 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 a combination of on-campus, hybrid, remote, and online courses.
Every student must be available to attend on-campus courses each semester, each year of the program.
The curriculum includes the following elements:
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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