Ed.D. in Educational Leadership
Earn your doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato!
Conveniently located in both Mankato and Edina, the doctoral program features noted faculty and cutting-edge telepresence technology and is respected among leaders throughout the Minnesota State System.
Ideally suited for P-12 and Higher Education. Graduates serve in positions across Minnesota as P-12 public school administrators, leaders of alternative educational organizations and charter schools, administrators of nonprofit organizations, leaders in experiential education organizations and as faculty, staff, and administration at colleges and universities.
Leading for the 21st Century. Through attention to leadership studies, organizational theory, public policy, advanced ethics and research, the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership will provide you with the knowledge and skills to lead colleges and universities in the 21st century. Futhermore, our faculty maintain a diverse range of interests.
Community of Study
Doctoral students are admitted every two years and build a sense of community as they travel through their courses. Students receive personalized advising and impassioned teaching from first-rate faculty. Special attention is afforded ensuring doctoral students navigate the dissertation process not merely with success, but with a sense of joy.
Courses meet weekly on Wednesdays (5:00 pm - 8:00 pm) in Mankato and Edina and allow for a rapid completion of the 56-credit post-master’s program including dissertation.
Applications are accepted January 1 of each odd-numbered year.
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