Expand and grow your leadership knowledge, skills and abilities with the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (EdD). This EdD degree program will prepare you to strategically manage and lead complex educational organizations in the areas of budgeting, teacher management and operations. When you enroll in our online doctorate in education, with annual on-campus residencies, you’ll quickly learn how you can grow as a leader who transforms institutions to meet the current and future expectations of education.
Please note that while the University of Phoenix doctoral education programs are regionally accredited, they are not designed to lead to educational licensure or certification.
This 3-week, online course provides doctoral program applicants with an introduction to advanced communication strategies for academic success within the University of Phoenix’s adult learning model. Topics include the scholarship-practice-leadership model, scholarly writing practices, and Learning Team effectiveness. Learners who successfully complete COM/705 are eligible to enroll in the doctoral program.Course Competencies
Learn to strategically manage and lead even the most complex educational institutions by growing your skills and abilities in areas such as budgeting, teacher management and operations.
Interactive group discussion
In online doctoral group discussions, you will interact with fellow learners and exchange ideas about research that centers on current industry challenges.
Under the guidance of a Dissertation Chair who has experience in your field of study, you will complete original research for your dissertation.
For three-to-eight days, you will network and study with professionals in your field, interact with faculty and prepare your dissertation. As part of the residency requirement (available in select cities), field experiences and clinical components may also be required.
Doctoral Success Orientation
This three-day, no-cost online training lab gives you a tour of the University’s online learning platform and educational resources before you begin your first course.