Unique Program Features

Each specialization in the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership Program features:

  • Accommodates working professionals' schedules
  • Promotes leadership through a common core of leadership and research courses
  • Explores theories of leadership, reflecting on practice and solving problems together through the cohort model
  • Promotes systems-thinking and inquiry-based problem-solving
  • Uses the Internet to bring flexibility and breadth to learning opportunities
  • Addresses real-world problems through the dissertation
  • Provides individual support for academic writing and the dissertation throughout the program
  • Enables candidates to complete coursework and dissertation within 36 months.

Program fees will be equivalent to those charged by the University of California (UC) system for doctoral study.