California Lutheran University

Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership


60 W Olsen Rd

Thousand Oaks, CA 91360

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

As today's education landscape continues to undergo rapid change, administrative leaders must be equipped with the skills, knowledge and vision to steer institutions through current and future transformations in economics, technology, and cultural shifts.


California Lutheran University's Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership empowers college and university administrators to take on heightened leadership roles in student affairs, academic leadership, institutional advancement, athletic administration, and institutional assessment. Offered through Cal Lutehran's Graduate School of Education, the program provides the concepts, tools and values necessary to positively influence institutions of higher education and those who learn and work there.


The three-year program develops expertise to effectively lead 21st century educational organizations, understand the dynamics affecting college students, lead positive organizational change, and engage in the national and international dialogue surrounding critical higher education issues. Collaborative, small classes engage students and provide development in educating a diverse society through the following:


Context of higher education

Student success in higher education

Teaching and learning

Leading change

Management and administration

Diversity and intercultural maturity

Research skills


Moral and ethical practice


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. The first step is to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using the code: 001133.

Locale: Midsize City

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