University of San Francisco

School of Education

Doctorate of Education in Organization and Leadership


2130 Fulton Street

San Francisco, CA 94117

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctorate of Education in Organization and Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Leadership through commitment, academic excellence, and innovative practice.

The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) in Organization and Leadership is a unique program for working professionals who see themselves as educational leaders transforming their organizations through a learning perspective.

The Organization and Leadership (O&L) Doctoral program is comprised of 60 credits of study beyond the master's degree and culminates in the completion of a doctoral dissertation.

Course Details

The doctoral program consists of 60 credits of study including the required and elective courses as outlined below.

See O&L and General Education course descriptions in the School of Education section of the USF General Catalog online.

General Education Core | 12 credits

All School of Education Doctoral students complete four courses in Research and Foundations. The section on General Education has information on the requirements for doctoral students.


USF is a founding member of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and has been accredited by WASC since the 1940s.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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