The online Doctor of Education (EdD) degree from National American University’s Harold D. Buckingham Graduate School equips you with the confidence and problem-solving skills you need to successfully lead your organization through today’s complex challenges. Specialties include Community College Leadership and Educational Leadership.
This 100% online EdD program will provide you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and insights you need to address emerging issues in multiple educational environments including colleges, universities, business, industry, and governmental agencies. You’ll learn how to make a positive impact from experts in the field including instructors and guest speakers who are current academics, former college presidents, and high-level business leaders at the local, state, and national level. This unique program includes dynamic teamwork and breakout sessions to provide a highly collaborative and interactive learning environment while also providing you the opportunity to engage with national leaders and experts who share their practical and relevant real-world experiences and solutions.
As a graduate, you’ll be ready to:
Apply best practices in management and leadership to institutional and organizational development and transformation
Analyze, synthesize, interpret, and communicate data for problem-solving and decision making
Develop strategic and master plans, including partnerships and alliances that align with mission and goals
Demonstrate the ability to plan, execute, evaluate, and improve programs and operations through transformational initiatives
Apply decision-making models in collaboration with key stakeholders to address ethical issues and related policy creation, program development, and operational practices
Analyze and evaluate the dynamics of a governing board and its relationship with the president/CEO in implementing and sustaining an effective governance structure
Demonstrate the professional oral, behavioral, written, and listening communication skills required of executive-level leaders operating in different religious, political, and legal systems
Communicate and advocate effectively with media and local, state, and federal policymakers