Maryville University

School of Education

Education

Doctor of Education - Higher Education Leadership

Degrees: 
  • Ed D.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Administrative Leadership

Program Statement

The Maryville online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Leadership explores modern faculty-administration dynamics to mold collaborative thought leaders with an expert perspective on social, political, and business leadership in education. Our innovative Ed.D. program can provide you with the big-picture understanding to improve efficacy, delivery,and outcomes for students through reflective decision-making.

The Maryville online Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership is distinctly focused on higher education because that’s what’s relevant to your career goals. Study strategic change and planning, legal and policy issues, and research methods. Gain an expert understanding of the contemporary student experience, enrollment and development, and changing faculty roles. Use critical analysis, competitive context, and outcomes and assessment to help institutions evolve with technology and marketplace standards and improve the learning experience. Conduct practice-based research to help guide critical decisions. Learn to apply developmental and organizational theory in real-world situations to respond to the higher ed challenges of today – and tomorrow.

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
No
Meets CAS Standards: 
No

Number of Program Faculty

Total Program Credit Hours: 
48
Average Time to Degree: 
As few as 32 months

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • Other
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
No
Attendance: 
  • Full time
Program Delivery: 
  • Online
Thesis: 
Yes
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
No