School of Advanced Studies

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Higher Education Administration

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Next session begins JUNE 5.
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Location 85040 Please enter a 5 digit valid zipcode
Format: Online Campus Competency Based Education Online & Campus Not Available

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What you'll study

Let us help you develop the skills to lead the way for innovative change and improvements at the administrative level of higher education. The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Higher Education Administration program (EDD/HEA) can help prepare you to address complex challenges across the global educational community and institute new policies and practices.

Find out how the School of Advanced Studies can help you become a leader-administrator.

Please note that while University of Phoenix, a regionally accredited university, offers doctoral programs in education, these programs are not designed to lead to educational licensure or certification.

This online program requires brief residencies in select locations. This program is not available to residents of all states. Please contact a University Enrollment Representative for details.

Requirements and prerequisites

You will need XXX credits to complete this program, which may be earned from a combination of required and elected courses. However, required courses may vary based on previous experience, training or transferable credits.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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What you'll learn
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Core courses

Our curriculum is designed to help you prepare for the competitive job market with relevant knowledge and in-demand skills. This program may include the following courses, please check with your Enrollment Representative for more details.

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Upon successful completion of one of our en route options, you will receive a certificate or associates as well as your degree without adding more cost or time.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

In addition to the knowledge and skills related to the University Learning Goals, graduating students are intended to attain certain program-specific knowledge, skills and abilities. Therefore, you should be able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes by the time you complete this program.

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