Perspective. Leadership. Calling.
K-12 Education Leadership, EdD
Online and in-depth, this program is designed for your current work life and the role you are called into.
Cultivate Your Best Leadership Skill Set
Designed to develop trained and skilled educational leaders who make a difference, this degree equips you with both a broad knowledge of social, political, and economic forces at work in society, as well as specific skills for meeting leadership challenges in education.
The Doctor of Education program at North Greenville University cultivates your skills in these areas:
- Applied research
- Higher-order cognition
- Professional staff development
- Social intelligence
- Systems thinking
What Can I Do with a Degree in K-12 Education Leadership?
A degree in K-12 education leadership may equip graduates with the skills and knowledge necessary to lead and shape educational institutions at various levels.
With a focus on instructional leadership, curriculum development, and fostering positive learning environments, individuals with this degree can pursue careers that involve overseeing schools, developing educational policies, and promoting effective teaching and learning practices.
“The NGU Ed.D. curriculum has done an excellent job at making me more prepared for my current job and given me the foundation and preparation needed to continue to work toward my professional goals.”Jordan Mack Hairr, Ed.D. ’19
Study Educational Leadership & Contribute to the Field
Your dissertation completes the degree. It comprises research, writing, and a formal defense. While this is primarily independent work, you are guided through the steps by three courses:
- EDUL 8303 Seminar in Educational Research Design (3 hrs.): From concept through IRB to full proposal.
- EDUL 9601 Dissertation 1 (6 hrs.): Collect and analyze data; begin writing your dissertation.
- EDUL 9602 Dissertation 2 (6 hrs.): Complete your writing; prepare to defend your dissertation.
Students pursuing licensure are encouraged to contact their state licensure department to determine exact credentials and degree requirements.
Stories that Started Here
Caleb Ruppe ʼ15
“I credit NGU for preparing me for every life and career adventure that I have had the opportunity to face.”
Marlin Terell Ketter ʼ16
I was named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year for Hartsville Middle School.