Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership for Organizations | OnlineDoctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership for Organizations | OnlineDoctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership for Organizations | Online

Advance your career with an online Ed.D. program designed for working professionals.Advance your career with an online Ed.D. program designed for working professionals.Advance your career with an online Ed.D. program designed for working professionals.

  • Streamlined Application: No GRE required. Choose from three annual start dates.
  • Flexible Schedule: The same rigorous curriculum and faculty as our on-campus program. Keep working while you study with live online classes and self-paced coursework.
  • Career Advancement: Prepare to lead with on-campus immersions, personalized career coaching, and full access to our alumni network. Earn your Ed.D. online in as few as 36 months.

The Education and Experience You Need to Lead Change

$98,490

Annual Median Salary

Median annual salary for elementary, middle, and high school principals in 20201

$115,640

Annual Median Salary

Median annual salary for training and development managers in 20202

$97,500

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Median annual salary for postsecondary education administrators in 20203

Why Earn Your Ed.D. Online with
the University of Dayton?

With an emphasis on research, collaboration, social justice, and applied practice, our online Ed.D. degree prepares you to enact positive organizational change.

Through two on-campus immersions in Dayton, Ohio, you’ll develop a strong network with like-minded organizational leaders and cement relationships with faculty and peers. You’ll also have the opportunity to collaborate in research groups and conduct in-depth, independent action research in an area that aligns with your interests and career goals.

As a graduate, you’ll be qualified to lead in a variety of environments, including city and local government, public policy, K-12 administration, postsecondary education administration, health service, or non-profit leadership. Your service-based leadership skills will position you to improve organizations and the communities they serve.

Accelerate Your Career with
Leadership Expertise

Develop service-based leadership skills through dynamic online learning – including live online classes, self-paced course content, and in-person experiences like on-campus immersions. No GRE required.

  • Prepare to lead mission-driven organizations
  • Graduate in as few as 36 months
  • Choose from three annual start dates

Take the next step in your career.
Lead change in your organization and community with the online Ed.D. program.