Ph.D. On Campus

Education Leadership

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

36 months
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In Maryland, the need for education leaders with training at the doctoral level has been cited as a statewide need. We offer a phd in Education Leadership from University of Maryland Eastern Shore. 


Students who satisfactorily complete the Doctorate in Education Leadership Program will receive the Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) degree and be prepared to fulfill the following objectives:

Educational Objectives

  • Respond to the diverse needs and diverse peoples who attend our schools and seek to provide an equal and quality education for all children;
  • Develop leadership skills which are demonstrated in building effective team-oriented approaches to teaching and learning in order to maximize the academic achievements of all students;
  • Demonstrate scholarly behaviors, such as reflection and problem-solving with skills for designing, critiquing and implementing research relevant to effective practice;
  • Adapt to changing environments and problems, solve new problems, and develop adaptive learning organizations.
  • Demonstrate ethical standards in all leadership processes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Writing for Publication
  • Inclusionary Classroom Practices
  • School and Community Relations
  • Supervision and Professional Development
  • Ethics and Diversity
  • Curriculum and Instructional Leadership
  • Planning and Program Evaluation
  • Policy and Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students who enter the program must have an earned baccalaureate and master's degree from an accredited institution.  
  • Students will enter as members of a doctoral cohort.  Since the program is designed to meet the needs of the students who may be working full-time, courses will be offered in a non-traditional format on selected Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays.  
  • Students will be served from the Delmarva area as well as from across the nation. The program will target students who possess or who are eligible for the Maryland Administrative I or its equivalent from other states, and who are serving as a principal, assistant principal or in an equivalent position or have had, in the recent past, these types of experiences.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Maryland City

1610 - 2727 USD /month
Living costs

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


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