Complete Your Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Offered through Rowan University’s nationally recognized and accredited College of Education, the Ed. D. in Educational Leadership is designed to develop reflective practitioners and social justice advocates with the capacity for solving problems, making sound decisions, and managing effectively.

The Ed. D. in Educational Leadership at Rowan University is offered with the following career-focused tracks:

Higher Education

Focuses on administration and leadership at the post-secondary/four-year college level

Community College Leadership

Focuses on developing innovative leaders in the community college sector


Focuses on enacting lasting and meaningful change within preschool through secondary school

Nurse Educator

Focuses on educators and nurses seeking to educate nurses


Rowan’s highly sought after Doctoral program in Educational Leadership will help you shape your leadership team, increase achievement, respond to innovative change, and become a transformational leader.

Our graduates are working in the following capacity:


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 10 years.

Online & Hybrid Formats

Collaborative Cohorts

6-8 week accelerated classes

48 credit hours of coursework

12 credit hours of dissertation

Reasonable Tuition


Student Testimonial

As a doctoral student, I am not only learning the theoretical frameworks that ground structural change, I am also acquiring the skills needed to mobilize and organize my school community. The program is helping me to better understand and become a transformational leader in public education.

Dumar Burgess Principal, Willingboro School District
Ed. D. in Educational Leadership Candidate/Jackson Scholar