Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (K-12)

As today's education landscape continues to undergo rapid change in technology, economy and culture, school administrative leaders must be equipped with the skills, knowledge and vision to steer institutions through this ongoing evolution.

Priority Application Deadlines

Thousand Oaks Campus: January 15th for Summer Term
Santa Maria Campus: May 1st for Summer Term

 
Quick Facts
Program Units
60
Average Duration
3 years
Flexibility
On-campus, hybrid courses; full-time course load. Weekend format (Friday evening, Saturday during the day).
Course Availability
Fall and Spring 15-week semesters with Summer sessions
Locations
  • Thousand Oaks
  • Santa Maria
2018-19 Cost

$955 per credit

$57,300 base cost

Veteran's Benefits


Our Doctor of Education in K-12 Educational Leadership empowers seasoned professionals to further enhance their abilities and position themselves for heightened leadership roles.

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Program Highlights

Small, collaborative classes emphasize organizational and research skills, ethical values, and leadership by integrating theory with real-world application opportunities. You'll contribute to student success by:

  • Leading organizational change in a diverse society
  • Establishing a caring, collaborative learning community
  • Utilizing effective administration and technology principles
  • Evaluating individual, organizational, and societal education contexts

 

Featured Course

EDLD 605: Instructional Leadership in Modern, Complex Organizations

This course explores several major theories of learning, group process and organizational development, and the implications of those theories for diagnosis and action to influence learner outcomes.

It includes emphasis on the problems, dilemmas, and opportunities for leaders in educational, public and human service organizations.

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After only a year together, my cohort already feels like a family. I know my colleagues will provide an incredible resource and network to me in the years to come. I highly recommend the Ed.D. program at Cal Lutheran to anyone looking to fullfill this personal or professional goal.

Kristen Walker
First Year EdD Student
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