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Leadership for Change, EdD

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Santa Barbara, CA, United States
Become a catalyst for positive change in your school, agency, or community. The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Leadership for Change at Fielding Graduate University is designed for professionals inspired to tackle the challenges in today’s educational and human services systems.
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Overview

The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Leadership for Change at Fielding Graduate University offers supportive, mentoring faculty who help students integrate their life experiences with rigorous academics. The EdD degree helps students harness their own transformative power, building on their existing knowledge and experience. Energized by the freedom and encouragement to explore interests they care deeply about, our students move beyond knowledge consumption to knowledge production.

Fielding’s EdD degree is designed for professionals committed to tackling the challenges in today’s educational and human services systems. Teachers, administrators, leaders, innovators, activists, and advocates develop new skills and profound insights from doctoral-level study. They become change agents, working for social and ecological justice.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Doctoral Study 
  • Critical Reading and Writing 
  • Oral and Digital Communications
  • Writing Workshop 
  • Systems Thinking 

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree 
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 
  • Online Application Form 
  • Resumé 
  • Statement of Purpose 
  • Reflective Essay 
  • Official Transcript 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8740 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    17480 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8740 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Santa Barbara

  • 1640 - 2480 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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