• Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

    Think Critically.

    Complete your doctorate in 34 months!

    Our challenging, Christ-centered academic environment combines a deeper exploration of faith and learning. An interdisciplinary approach allows you to take ownership of your education and pursue a unique combination of theory and practical experience that equips you to make the best contribution possible in your specific sphere of influence.

Degree Plan

Educational Leadership Core (20 Hours)

Educational Foundations
Biblically-Based Servant Leadership
Theories of Human Development
Theories of Leadership and Management
Theories of Learning

Concentration Studies (20 Hours)

Educational Ministry

  • Development and Design for Ministry
  • Christian Education and Faith Formation
  • Development and Management of Volunteer Leaders
  • Curriculum Design and Application in Ministry
  • Global Leadership in Educational Ministry

Higher Education

  • Higher Education Leadership
  • Higher Education History and Philosophy
  • Higher Education Finance & Law
  • Academic and Student Services Leadership
  • Global Leadership in Higher Education

General Leadership

  • Ethics in Leadership
  • Strategic Planning in Leadership
  • Professional Leadership Development
  • Leading Change in Organizations
  • Global Leadership in Leadership

Research Core (8 Hours)

Statistics I (Waived if equivalent course completed)
Educational Research
Quantitative Methods of Research*

Dissertation (12 Hours)

Leadership Proposal Design
Leadership Dissertation I
Leadership Dissertation II

*Prerequisite: Statistics I or Master's level Statistics with a grade of B or higher

Contact the Director

 Ozzie Ingram, Ed.D.
 Academic Director
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“The integrated curriculum and the praxis-based experiences create significant transforming personal growth. Students emerge from this program well equipped to make a significant contribution to their chosen field.”

— Ozzie Ingram, Ed.D. Director