The doctor of education in educational leadership (Ed.D.) is designed to provide educators and administratos with the capacity to conduct and use research to address educational issues at all levels. Those who earn the Ed.D. and complete an internship will be prepared for Pennsylvania Department of Education certification in principalship. The degree, an internship and one additional course will prepare students for a superintendent's letter of eligibility.
Upon completion of their studies, Ed.D. graduates possess the following leadership skills:
Demonstrate the leadership to implement school-based action plans
Assess the needs and accomplishments of students and faculty
Participate in curriculum development and evaluation
Students attend this program in a cohort model through multiple learning methods which include face-to-face, hybrid and action learning. Through cohort models, students gain a depth and richness which translates back to his or her classroom, school district and even helps on grow personally.
The program is open to educators in public, private, and religious-based schools. It includes a three-year course of evening study and a dissertation.
For more information, please call the Office of Adult and Graduate Admissions at (610) 361-5208
or (800) 9-NEUMANN, ext. 5208, or feel free to e-mail
us at GradAdultAdmiss@neumann.edu