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Educational Leadership

Western Carolina University

Ph. D. Blended
36 months
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About

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership at Western Carolina University is a competitive and rigorous professional doctoral program for educators working in leadership positions and preparing to enter senior-level leadership. 

Overview

As a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), WCU has been actively engaged in rethinking and redesigning the professional doctorate in education so it can maximize its effectiveness for participants. 

Key Features 

  • The Educational Leadership program from Western Carolina University offers two concentrations: Community College Leadership and P-12 Leadership. 
  • This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE) and authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to offer superintendent licensure as a sub-concentration.

Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (formerly NCATE) and authorized by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to offer superintendent licensure as a sub-concentration.

Programme Structure

  • The Doctor of Education Degree Program is a 52-hour, cohort program. Cohorts begin the program in the summer, progress through a nine semester sequence of leadership and research courses meeting one weekend monthly at the WCU Biltmore Park campus in Asheville, with continuous work online and in workplace laboratories of practice. 
  • The program culminates with a disquisition—a written and oral presentation of the three-year improvement project. Applicants admitted to the P-12 Leadership concentration who intend to complete the requirements for a Superintendent’s license must have earned a Principal’s license prior to being admitted to the program.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Credits

52 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.5

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Tuition Fee

Funding

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