Complete Your Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

and take advantage of the excellent growth in job opportunities predicted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, for Education Administrators over the next ten years. Rowan University’s Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed. D.) program focuses on developing leaders who are capable of reflective decision making, working collaboratively, initiating or responding to innovative change, and who have management and administrative ability. The Ed. D. in Educational Leadership program integrates academic instruction with opportunities to apply leadership theory to actual workplace problems.

The Ed. D. in Educational Leadership at Rowan University is an Online program offering the following career-focused tracks:

Higher Education Track
This track is for educators who are looking to gain advanced knowledge in the field of higher education with a special focus on administration and leadership at the post-secondary/four-year college level.

P-12 Track
The P-12 track is for those educators interested in developing the leadership skills and dispositions necessary to enact lasting and meaningful change within the preschool through secondary school levels.

Nurse Educator
The Nurse Educator track is for educators or nurses seeking advanced knowledge in the field with a special focus on educating nurses.

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After completing the Ed. D. in Educational Leadership at Rowan University you will be prepared to:

  • Understand the relationship between theory and practice
  • Understand the context in which schools, colleges, and other institutions operate
  • Apply theory and contextual knowledge to educational problem solving
  • Develop analytical and communication skills required for successful leadership

Next Start Date

Fall 2019 - Classes begin in August