Doctor of Education - Now ONLINE!

Deadline Extended to March 15

Educational Leadership (ED.D.)

Earn a terminal degree that prepares educational leaders to manage change

Earning a Doctor of Education degree from Frostburg State University equips you to assume a leadership role in your chosen area of specialization, to be that administrator, supervisor, master teacher, policy specialist or something else. This applied doctoral degree is rooted in practical experiences, exploration of case studies, problem-based learning activities and an integrated practicum. The educational leadership doctorate program is offered 100% online.  

Choose from four areas of doctoral program specializations:

  • PK12 Leadership
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Higher Education Leadership

Doctor of Education Highlights:

  • 100% online offers flexibility for working professionals .  
  • The cohort design and engaging instructional design provides an opportunity for building a strong peer community during the program.
  • Begin Doctor of Education classes in the summer session as part of a cohort of no more than 25 students.
  • Complete in 3-4 years by taking two years of Ed.D. classes with dissertation undertaken after completion of the coursework.
  • Be part of a program that is designed for pinnacle leaders who approach education with a plan that looks into the future.
  • Earn a degree that prepares you to lead in a public school, private school, higher education setting or community setting.
  • Engage in a doctoral degree program that blends theory with practice, requiring both content mastery and research.

Career Outlook for Education Leaders:
A doctorate of education degree can lead in many diverse career directions. The chart below lists anticipated career growth through 2026 for several educational leadership positions, as predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Position Anticipated Growth
Postsecondary educational administrators 10 percent growth
Elementary, middle and high school principals 8 percent growth
Post Secondary Education Administrators 10 percent growth

For more information, visit www.bls.gov/ooh/ (U.S. Government Occupational Outlook Handbook) and search for your specific area of career interest.
 

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