Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership

  • The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Educational Leadership at MSU Moorhead will advance your career at both the P-12 and postsecondary levels by preparing you to be an effective educational leader who can respond quickly and decisively to a changing, culturally diverse and technology-rich society.

    The doctorate program in Educational Leadership is designed to develop your leadership skills to meet today’s challenges in education. You will develop in-depth knowledge to be a creative change-agent committed to advocacy, action and equitable education. Conduct applied research to address today’s educational challenges. Enhance your soft skills to promote innovative leadership practices. Grow your professional learning network to encourage collaboration. When you complete your doctorate in Educational Leadership at MSUM you will transform educational institutions by putting theory into practice.

    Complete your degree quickly

    • Complete the program in eight consecutive semesters (three years).
    • Interactive online cohort model with two face-to-face summer one week residencies.
    • Eight-week courses.
    • Clinical assignments will demonstrate capacity to put theory into action.
    • Action research will guide the framework for the dissertation.
        

    *MSUM’s Ed.D has been approved by the Minnesota State system and is pending approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). MSUM anticipates HLC approval in August or September 2017.