Benedictine University

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership


5700 College Road

Lisle, IL 60532

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

Online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Transform as an educational leader in as few as three years with Benedictine University's rigorous online Doctor of Education - Educational Leadership program. Learn to use data-driven decision-making to lead your organization through change, overcome resistance, and make a lasting impact on the lives of learners and key stakeholders in a variety of settings. Our graduates put their skills to work in schools, colleges, corporate boardrooms and nonprofits.

Foundations to Mastery
•    Year 1: Learn the principles and practice of higher education and organizational leadership.
•    Year 2: Lead transformative change in student services, curriculum, teaching, learning and resource management.
•    Year 3: Complete your dissertation and influence future education, research and theory development.

Join a cohort of talented colleagues, learn together and gain direct experience in identifying concerns and overcoming resistance to change with coursework that's tied to real-world applications. In this highly interactive, online environment, you'll participate in small- and large-group discussions, case study analysis and team projects.

Graduate ready to:
•    Manage public and private educational agencies and associations
•    Conduct influential scholarly research
•    Lead organizations through transformative change
•    Contribute significantly to knowledge in the field of post-secondary education
•    Expand on theories, concepts and methodologies in organization development
•    Collaborate with a close-knit group of accomplished peers and faculty


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: We offer a variety of federal, state and institutional financial aid programs. Each program has specific student eligibility requirements. In general, students must be formally admitted as degree-seeking and enrolled for a minimum number of credit hours.

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