The program is designed to develop visionary leaders that are creative change agents in diverse organizational settings. The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership encourages transformation through collaboration, innovation, positive influence and strategic thinking. With cohorts meeting throughout the state of California and Washington this groundbreaking program is offered in a flexible hybrid format of online instruction and local face-to-face support systems, serving the needs of students with busy schedules.
Advantages of the program include utilization of the latest technology and multimedia tools, instruction by experienced faculty who are active practitioners, curriculum that balances collaboration with independent learning, and diverse instructional strategies that emphasize practical application of best practices in the field of education. Students are able to complete coursework in two years and their dissertation in approximately one year following.
Applicants intending on enrolling in this program, whether online or on campus, must be California residents and and must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
To achieve admission to the Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership your application must be submitted before the deadlines listed on the website.
Applications are accepted annually. Applications close on May 1 and the deadline for receiving the non-refundable enrollment deposit is May 31. An extension may be granted for extenuating circumstances. Upon admission, a $250 non-refundable enrollment deposit will be required to confirm enrollment and hold a position in the class.
PLEASE NOTE: Campuses that do not obtain a minimum of 8 admitted and enrolled students with confirmed deposits will need to be relocated to the nearest regional campus for the monthly cohort meetings.
Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements:
Transcripts documenting successful attainment of a Masters Degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
|EDOL 700||Transformational Leadership||3|
|EDOL 705||Organizational Communication and Conflict Management||3|
|EDOL 706||Team and Group Dynamics||3|
|EDOL 707||Organizational Theory and Development||3|
|EDOL 708||Strategic Thinking||3|
|EDOL 709||Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability||3|
|EDOL 720||Creativity, Innovation, and Sustainable Change||3|
|EDOL 721||The Ethics and Politics of Decision Making||3|
|EDOL 722||Diversity and Intercultural Aspects of Leadership||3|
|EDOL 723||Innovation in Resource Management||3|
|EDOL 724||The Leader as Change Agent||3|
|EDOL 750||Writing for Research and Publication I||2|
|EDOL 751||Writing for Research and Publication II||2|
|EDOL 752||Quantitative Research Methods I||2|
|EDOL 753||Quantitative Research Methods II||2|
|EDOL 754||Qualitative Research Methods I||2|
|EDOL 755||Qualitative Research Methods II||2|
|EDOL 780||Transformational Change Field Experience||3|
|EDOL 790||Developing the Dissertation Prospectus||3|
|EDOL 791||Dissertation I||3|
|EDOL 792||Dissertation II||3|