Temple University

College of Engineering

Executive EdD in Educational Leadership


1801 North Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Executive EdD in Educational Leadership

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Executive EdD in Educational Leadership prepares graduates to become effective administrators and visionary leaders. Students learn the skills required to lead organizations, manage change, and apply research and theory to real-world problems. Coursework combines the theoretical and methodological foundations of academic research with an applied focus, allowing students to develop the professional and interpersonal wisdom needed to successfully manage change in complex organizations. Graduates are well prepared to lead schools, school districts and organizations and possess the skills required to conduct, interpret and evaluate research and data, diagnose and resolve organizational challenges, as well as create programs and policies that affect learning success. The Executive EdD in Educational Leadership is a cohort-based executive graduate program.  Applicants are considered for admission to this program every other year.  The program is designed to be completed on a part-time basis in three years.  Courses are offered one weekend per month at Temple University Center City to accommodate the schedules of working professionals.


Prepare students for Superintendent Letter of Eligibility certification through Pennsylvania Department of Education

Eligibility Requirements:

Students must submit an application, official undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, two letters of recommendation, resume, statement of goals and academic writing sample

International Student Requirements:

Official document that validates completion and conferral of a degree, diploma, or certificate. Official international transcripts must be mailed. While not required, applicants are encouraged to submit transcripts to World Education Services (WES) for evaluation. Official TOEFL or IELTS exam scores required.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 45

In State Tuition (per year): $1,151 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): $1,470

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

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