Perspective. Leadership. Calling.
Higher Education Leadership
Online and in-depth, this program is designed for your current work life and the role you are called into.
Cultivate Your Best Leadership Skill Set
Designed to develop trained and skilled educational leaders who make a difference, this degree equips you with both a broad knowledge of social, political, and economic forces at work in society, as well as specific skills for meeting leadership challenges in education.
The Doctor of Education program at NGU cultivates your skills in these areas:
- Applied research
- Higher-order cognition
- Professional staff development
- Social intelligence
- Systems thinking
Education Beside Experienced & Faithful Master-Teachers
Study Educational Leadership and Contribute to the Field
Your dissertation completes the degree. It comprises research, writing, and a formal defense. While this is primarily independent work, you are guided through the steps by three courses:
EDL 763 Dissertation Proposal (3 hrs.): From concept through IRB to full proposal.
EDL 764 Dissertation 1 (3 hrs.): Collect and analyze data; begin writing your dissertation.
EDL 765 Dissertation 2 (3 hrs.): Complete your writing; prepare to defend your dissertation.
The NGU Ed.D. curriculum has done an excellent job at making me more prepared for my current job and given me the foundation and preparation needed to continue to work toward my professional goals.Jordan Mack Hairr, Ed.D. ’19
Stories that Started Here
Caleb Ruppe ’15
I credit NGU for preparing me for every life and career adventure that I have had the opportunity to face.
Marlin Terell Ketter ’16
I was named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year for Hartsville Middle School.