Doctor of Education Program —
Develop your skills, advance professionally as an educator and prepare for leadership in today's education environment with the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership at SBU.
The doctor of education program at SBU is designed to prepare leaders on how to become school administrators and for other leadership roles in various nonprofit or church-affiliated organizations, the program will equip you through a variety of educational experiences, including:
- Discussions of current research and leadership practice;
- Innovative technology and classroom applications;
- Field-based learning;
- Professional seminars; and
- Other experiences deemed current and beneficial to the further development of education leaders.
The doctorate program employs a cohort model, which provides numerous benefits, from community support and group feedback to peer mentoring, networking and collaborative insights. You also will receive ongoing guidance and support from your advisor, who is assigned to you in your first semester and will facilitate your individual Directed Research project.
Throughout the program, you will advance your knowledge on how to become a school administrator and a servant leader. The doctor of education degree helps you learn processes and gain knowledge to create a positive culture, increase organizational and student performance, and enable the development of a highly successful learning organization.
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