Appalachian State University
Cratis D. Williams Graduate School
Educational Leadership Doctorate
Ed.D. - Educational Leadership
Appalachian's Doctoral Program is designed as a cohort model primarily for working educators from all sectors of the professional realm. We encourage effective communication, cooperation, and collaboration; we value and promote diversity at all levels. We prepare our cohort members to be change agents, informed consumers of research, and proactive contributors to their professions and communities.
The mission of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership is to prepare students for leadership roles in public schools, community colleges, and universities. Students are encouraged to apply theory to practice in conducting research and constructing knowledge thus improving educational systems and informing social change.
Characteristics of the program include:
Concentrations - General & Licensure
Seminar Format Courses
Access to Faculty in Varying Disciplines
Internship - Practice/Research Opportunities
Research Assistantship Opportunities
For information about off campus locations see our website.
Appalachian State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accreditation agency. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required:
In State Tuition (per year):
Out State Tuition (per year):
Master's College or University I