Doctoral Programs

With a focus on Leadership, Culture and Curriculum, this program features a set of core classes and a self-designed concentration reflecting your interests and career focus. Core classes provide a foundation in the disciplines of educational leadership, administration, curriculum theory, and cultural foundations.
The Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership is a part-time program for working leaders in P-12 contexts and institutions located in central, southwest, and southeast Ohio. The 2022 Cohort 8 will be based at Voice of America (VOA Learning Center near West Chester). The primary goal of this degree is to prepare democratic leaders who engage issues of equity, ethics, and social justice to create solutions to complex problems of educational practice.
This individualized graduate degree is built around the specific needs of students in new and emerging fields as well as in traditional disciplines. It prepares professionals to have a global, cross-disciplinary, and interdisciplinary lens to investigate issues, generate knowledge, and develop innovative responses to critical areas.