Ashford University

Doctor of Psychology - Educational Leadership


8620 Spectrum Center Blvd.

San Diego, CA 92123

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Psychology - Educational Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

Improve the emotional and mental health of your fellow human beings with the Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) from Ashford University. In this degree program, you will build your knowledge base in the history and systems of psychology, and then you will focus your degree by selecting a specialization that aligns with your specific career and research interests. Specializations include Criminology and Justice Studies, Educational Leadership, Health and Wellness Psychology, Industrial Organizational Psychology, Mediation and Conflict Resolution, and Sport and Performance Psychology. You will reach the pinnacle of achievement when you research, write, and defend your dissertation. PsyD students become practitioner-scholars by becoming knowledgeable of the theory, research, and evidence-based practice in their specializations.

Educational Leadership Specialization

Enhance your educational leadership potential with your Doctor of Psychology (PsyD), Educational Leadership Specialization from Ashford University. Understand how human development and psychology influence education. Expand your educational leadership skills while designing and implementing instructional strategies. This program includes an extensive research component and broad applications through coursework. The Doctor of Psychology, Educational Leadership Specialization further enriches your research through the process of proposing, writing, and defending an Applied Doctoral Project or dissertation. This degree is designed for those students who are not seeking certification credentials as a licensed public school teacher, administrator, or principal.


Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001

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Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Fringe Town

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