University of Nebraska - Lincoln

College of Education and Human Sciences

Educational Leadership & Higher Education, Ed.D.



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Studies: Specialization in Educational Leadership & Higher Education, Ed.D

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

This fully online program is designed to prepare you for professional practice and to help you develop the leadership and analytical skills needed to confront difficult problems of practice in P-20 education, higher education, community colleges, or other educational institutions. The degree is ideal if you intend to pursue or continue a career as a practicing administrator in an education or related organization.

Who Should Consider This Degree

The program benefits practitioners working in P-20 educational settings, higher education, community colleges or other education related organizations throughout the world.

If you are interested in any of the following, this program is for you.

A leadership role in a college, university, or community college

Studying various aspects of higher education in a collaborative setting involving other professionals

Gaining real-world administrative experiences tied to the major cognate areas of importance to practitioners

Seeking an advanced degree to support your goals


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 of Accreditation of Educator Preparation

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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