University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Educational Administration: P-12 Education, Ed.D. & Superintendent Endorsement


1520 N. 20th Circle

Lincoln, NE 68588

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Administration: P-12 Education, Ed.D. & Superintendent Endorsement

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

This program is designed for students seeking an endorsement as a P-12 superintendent. Courses integrate the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards to enable students to develop the principles, processes and practical skills necessary for effective district-level leadership. It is a joint program offered collaboratively through the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

This program is a blended program, requiring students to attend a mandatory dissertation orientation during the first fall semester of enrollment that sets up networking groups and on-campus seminars during the first and second summer terms of enrollment. The on-campus seminars are intense short sessions focused on topics of compelling interest taught by experts in trends in P-12 administration.

Consider this degree if you're a school professional who wants to:

Move into higher levels of educational leadership

Network with other educators earning their doctorates

Build skills to become a district-level administrative leader

Increase income potential

Expand educational horizons

Fulfill personal and professional goals

Take advantage of flexible and convenient course offerings


The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, one of six regional accrediting agencies. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has been continuously accredited since 1913. Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

International Student Requirements:

If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 96

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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