Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)
The 51-credit Ed.D. in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) is a three-year, cohort program, including a dissertation, and is completed entirely online with no residency requirement. Your dissertation is also presented online.
The program focuses on Transformative Leadership and prepares students to transform self, organization, and community through focused, flexible study.
Our Ed. D. program is well-suited for individuals working professionally in a number of industries including:
Nonprofit Organizations (NPO)
Non-governmental Organizations (NGO)
No campus visits required, learn anytime from any place
Regionally accredited by the New England Associate of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
Our support staff work with you every step of the way
TOP SCHOOL FOR RETURN ON INVESTMENT
PayScale has cited UNE as the #1 career return on investment (ROI) for colleges and universities in Maine. Nationally, UNE placed in the top 15% of public and private higher education institutions in the country.
U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT'S 2018 RANKING
The University of New England claimed a spot in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 rankings for Best Online Graduate Education Programs. UNE Online also received high marks in the student engagement category, ranking in the top 15% of schools for student engagement.
MAXIMIZE YOUR POTENTIAL FOR FINANCIAL AID
At UNE, more than 90% of our students receive some form of financial aid.