Lewis & Clark College

Graduate School of Education and Counseling

Educational Leadership


GSE Admissions
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road

Portland, OR 97219

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Lewis & Clark's Doctor of Education in Leadership degree has several distinctive features that build upon the graduate school’s strengths: inquiry-based degree programs and a tradition of preparing leaders as change agents. The mission of the program is to promote social justice and equity through K-12 education. The themes of social justice and equity run throughout the classes that constitute the Doctor of Education in Leadership Program.


Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)

International Student Requirements:

The Doctor of Education in Leadership is designed for individuals whose work will impact the K-12 educational system and other organizations serving K-12 students. Generally our students are employed full-time as professionals in K-12 schools or other educational organizations. Consequently, the faculty expects students to join the program with well-articulated professional goals. In addition, applicants are required to complete prior to application, 14 post-master's credits. Essays, resume, letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and proof of English proficiency are required for admission.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 60

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 804 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 18492 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 18492 USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—Liberal Arts

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999

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