Drexel University

EdD in Educational Leadership and Management


1 Capitol Mall

Suite 260

Sacramento, CA 95814

United States




916 325 4690

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctorate (EdD) in Educational Leadership & Management

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

With the growing amount of challenges that educational institutions now face, it’s no wonder exceptional leaders are in high demand. Graduates of the accelerated part- time EdD in Educational Leadership and Management program will help develop and lead departments within elite foundations, corporations, school systems, and other institutions. Drexel University’s doctorate program in Educational Leadership & Management is 60 credit hours, consisting of core courses, specialization courses, research courses, and dissertation development. Program Specializations: • Educational Administration • Educational Policy • Higher Education • Human Resource Development • Special Education Leadership • Athletic Administration This program is taught in a cohorted, executive in-class/ online format, with classroom session held one Friday (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm) and Saturday (8:30 am - 4:00 pm), three times per quarter. Time-to-degree for the full program is approximately three years and is dependent on the length of the dissertation writing process. Each new generation of innovators and leaders are a direct result of committed and effective instructors. Naturally, Drexel’s faculty members are among the University’s greatest strengths. They have demonstrated excellence as scholars, researchers, and practitioners, and are often leaders in their own respective fields. Tomorrow’s leaders need instructors who are leaders today. Coursework at Drexel University Sacramento will be conducted by local and Philadelphia-based faculty as well as guest experts.


Drexel University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, Drexel programs are accredited by their respective top professional accreditation bodies, including the AACSB (Business), ABET (Engineering), ALA (Library Science), CIDA (Interior Design), CEPH (Public Health), and NLNAC (Nursing).

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $1,000 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

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