Doctorate in Leadership and Innovation

The Doctorate in Leadership and Innovation allows individuals who have completed a Master’s degree to deepen their vision as organizational leaders and enhance their skills in strategic leadership, planning, research, global change, leading a learning organization, and in ethics, consulting and public policy applied to a variety of organizational settings.

The Ed.D in Leadership and Innovation is designed for candidates who are interested in careers as business leaders and managers, school superintendents, principals, directors, and supervisors; administrators in state, federal, and international agencies; professors and administrators in institutions of higher education; or directors and supervisors of educational services in non-profit agencies and non-governmental organizations.

The program offers a cross-disciplinary curriculum, and a broad spectrum of courses to meet individual student needs and to develop a diverse and scholarly community of learners.

Online Ed.D in Leadership and Innovation also available.

Career Opportunities:

  • business leaders and managers;
  • school superintendents, principals, directors, and supervisors;
  • administrators in state, federal, and international agencies;
  • professors and administrators in institutions of higher education; and
  • directors and supervisors in non-profit agencies and non-governmental organizations.

Curriculum

Core Courses (48 Credits)
ELI 801 - Theory and Practice of Leadership (3 credits)
ELI 803 - Information Management (3 credits)
ELI 804 - Management of Crisis and Change (3 credits)
ELI 805 - Strategic Leadership and Global Change (3 credits)
ELI 806 - Accountability in Leadership (3 credits)
ELI 807 - Ethics and Governance (3 credits)
ELI 808 - Human Resources Development (3 credits)
ELI 809 - Innovation and Leadership (3 credits)
ELI 813 - Leading a Learning Organization (3 credits)
ELI 814 - Cross-Cultural Relations (3 credits)
ELI 815 - Public Policy Leadership (3 credits)
ELI 816 - Consulting Practices (3 credits)
ELI 817 - Managing Social Media in Organizations (3 credits)
ELI 819 - Managing Performance (3 credits)
RES 820 - Quantitative Research (3 credits)
RES 821 - Qualitative Research (3 credits)

Dissertation Benchmarks (12 Credits)
DIS 890 - Dissertation Benchmark Plan (2 credits)
DIS 891 - Dissertation Benchmark I (2 credits)
DIS 892 - Dissertation Benchmark II (2 credits)
DIS 893 - Dissertation Benchmark III (2 credits)
DIS 894 - Dissertation Benchmark IV (2 credits)
DIS 895 - Dissertation Benchmark V (2 credits)

TOTAL: 60 Credits


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