Educational Leadership (Ph.D.)
Immerse yourself in research and prepare for a leadership role in the future of PK-12 education.
Combine your interest in research with the skills you need to lead. The Ph.D. in Educational Leadership prepares you to make original contributions to the field and lead change at a high level.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- On-campus or offcampus
- Est. time to complete:
- 3+ years
- Credit hours:
Why Study Educational Leadership at UND?
The Ph.D. in Educational Leadership is designed for students who aspire to influence the future of education through leadership roles in government, higher education or nonprofit organizations focused on policy. Combining theory and practice, the program focuses on developing advanced research skills.
As a Ph.D. student, you'll conduct independent research and make original contributions to knowledge in the field. You'll explore a related area of interest through a minor or cognate area. And you'll prepare to design and implement policy, oversee curricular improvements and make a real difference in how our children learn.
The Ed.D in Educational Leadership program is approved by the North Dakota Educational Standards and Practices Board. All educator preparation programs at the University of North Dakota are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).