Executive Educational Leadership EdD

The Executive Educational Leadership EdD program in the College of Education teaches students how to diagnose and resolve organizational challenges and create and evaluate programs and policies that affect learning success.

Executive Educational Leadership EdD program courses are taught by faculty with top academic credentials and experience as practitioners. Program coursework combines the theoretical and methodological foundations of academic research with an applied focus that helps students develop the professional and interpersonal wisdom necessary to successfully manage change in complex organizations. Additionally, the Executive Educational Leadership EdD program prepares graduates to be effective administrators and skillful, visionary leaders.

This is a cohort program that consists of a fixed set of courses offered in a specific sequence.  All students in each cohort take the same courses in the same sequence. Courses are offered on weekends and during the summer, accommodating the schedules of working professionals.

Some courses within the Executive Educational Leadership EdD program are offered at Temple’s Center City campus.

Admissions Information

Apply online for this program.

Students may take up to nine credits of graduate study in the program prior to admission. If a student is then admitted, the credits transfer into the program. Students completing non-matriculated courses before being admitted to the program are not guaranteed admission.

Application Cycle

Applicants will be considered every other year for the Executive EdD in Educational Leadership. The next available admission term is Summer 2019.


Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, the Doctor of Education program offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency and more. Learn more about our tuition and fees.

These tuition costs apply to the 2017–2018 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $898.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,231.00 per credit


Additional Program Information