EdD Program in Higher Education Leadership

EdD Program in Higher Education Leadership

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
$910 /credit 51 semester hours 3 years full-time;
4 years part-time

Program Description

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The Regis Doctor of Education (EdD) program, a member of the Carnegie Project of Educational Doctorate (CPED) consortium, is designed for professional practitioners in higher education and other educational institutions to address the changing landscape of higher education. The EdD program provides you with the effective leadership skills needed to serve top-performing institutions and contribute to student success.


Program Objectives

The EdD in Higher Education Leadership prepares you to analyze education systems, formulate strategies, and communicate effectively to inspire a shared vision and commitment to high student achievement in a diverse academic environment. Focus your career goals with two concentrations.

  • Academic Administration
  • Teaching and Learning



The cohort model courses are offered in a hybrid format; meeting on-campus six to eight Saturdays, as well as online per semester and online throughout the semester.

2017 Spring Courses

Coursework includes:

  • ED Talks: Exploring Leadership
  • Essence of Education: Past, Present, Future
  • Legal Issues in Education
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Gaining Experience


The capstone project allows you to explore in-depth a critical issue in higher education and share your work with the higher education community. Recent graduates of this program are currently working at University of New Haven, Concord Public Schools, and Weston Public Schools.


Next Steps

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The program is designed for professional practitioners in higher education and other educational institutions.

Application requirements:

  • Completed application form
  • Transcripts from both undergraduate and graduate education
  • General application and introduction letter; resume; letter of recommendation
  • Statement of professional goals
  • A presentation/interview will also be required


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Contact Information

Catherine Hamilton
Sr. Assistant Director of Graduate Admission
St. Joseph Hall 215

Graduate Program Director

Dr. Priscilla Boerger

Additional Information

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The Doctor of Education EdD program in Higher Education Leadership is aimed at professional practitioners preparing for institutional roles. Apply today!