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EdD in Educational Leadership and Management

Drexel University School of Education

Global forces, emerging technologies, and federal mandates are just a few of the challenges that are transforming education entities into increasingly complex organizations that require exceptional leadership.

Drexel University's EdD in Educational Leadership and Management stands alone as a rigorous, accelerated part-time doctoral program that produces leaders with the skills and knowledge to create educational reform. Through collaborative discourse, action research, and the latest learning technologies, students acquire a facility in finance, leadership, management, creativity, and strategic thinking within the context of their individual education entity, university, and state.

Delivery Options

  • Entirely Online
  • Online/ On-campus executive format in Philadelphia, PA.

EdD Concentrations

The EdD is based on the Drexel philosophy that theory springs from practice. Students are encouraged to challenge their own thinking within a group and venture beyond problem solving to a unique model of individual leadership that will become a lifelong pattern of professional communication and growth.

Students may choose from the following concentrations:

  • Athletic Administration
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Educational Administration (with Pennsylvania Superintendent Letter of Eligibility)
  • Educational Policy
  • Global & International Education
  • Higher Education
  • Human Resource Development
  • Learning Technologies
  • Special Education Leadership

* Cohorts of 20 students study together through online coursework and on-site executive-style weekend classes 3-times each term.