Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Northwest Nazarene University's Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree programs are designed to provide advanced study and research for educators interested in educational leadership.

Both the Ed.D. and Ph.D. are concentrated on the area of educational leadership; however, each has a specific focus. Program highlights include:

  • Flexible scheduling and course delivery in an online/distance format for continued employment.
  • Program length is 22 months.
  • Fully accredited program with doctorally-prepared faculty who have extensive experience within the areas of K-12, higher education and educational research.
  • The program utilizes a cohort model and offers a two-week on-campus summer session as an opportunity to prepare for dissertation and research activities.

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 Application deadline is Oct. 15.

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