Northcentral University

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

Educational institutions, from PK-12 systems through higher learning organizations, face a range of complicated challenges. Meeting those challenges requires strong leadership, specialized knowledge and the ability to inspire and influence change. Northcentral University’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership degree program helps students obtain the skills it takes to identify problems, create solutions and enhance learning environments. This program is a practitioner research degree designed to help students learn how to ethically address complicated issues through data-driven decision making. It is ideal for those that wish to improve practices in a variety of learning environments, including the PK-12 system, institutions of higher learning, military and corporate learning environments. The program covers a range of critical topics, from classical and contemporary organizational development to creating an organizational leadership plan. Students will examine the attitudes and actions that support effective leadership and evidence-based decision-making.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb