Benedictine University

Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership





Define Your Future In Educational Leadership

At Benedictine University, we help you define your future through career-focused educational programs presented in a cutting-edge, engaging online format with personalized attention, support and learning resources.

As a student and a graduate, you will always be a valued member of the Benedictine community.

  • Diverse Cohort. Students include professionals in education, technology, healthcare, and business.
  • Proven, Interdisciplinary Curriculum. The program’s foundation combines coursework in organizational change, mission-driven leadership, and data-driven practice.
  • Career-Based Outcomes. Build skills to overcome today’s complex issues and prepare for future challenges.
  • Learn Online. Complete coursework when and where it’s most convenient for you.

Why Benedictine University?

While many leadership degrees exist for educational professionals, Benedictine’s rigorous program teaches a powerful combination of academic leadership and change management, so you become a leader who can manage mission and marketability in tandem.

The Ed.D. degree is built on a foundation of organization development, change theory and leadership, and educational research to provide you with the skills to affect or respond to higher education issues like the politics of education policy.

The culminating element of the program, your dissertation, is an opportunity to explore your interests and make a significant contribution to your field or the broader discipline of educational leadership.