Online Higher Education in Leadership Program

Please note, a face-to-face Summer Residency is required during the month of June.

Admission requirements

A writing sample and interview with a faculty committee are required in addition to general admission requirements for this program.  Prospective students should have attained a master’s degree and are expected to have professional experience in an educational (higher education preferred) or non-profit setting.

Program Details

While we accept applications year-round, each cohort will begin in the fall semester.  Students should be prepared for accelerated coursework of seven week/per course.  To that end 24/7 technology support is provided.

Transforming Lives

Pursue an accelerated online doctorate in higher education leadership at the illustrious Clark Atlanta University.  Attain your terminal professional degree at a discounted rate in half the time comparted to traditional models.  The Online Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership is for individuals interested in working in colleges, universities, foundations, think tanks, governmental agencies, consultancies, and other related industries.

& Igniting New Possibilities

The online Ed.D. in Higher Education leadership program is comprised of a planned program driven by strong content and a focus on developing and refining critical skills, and on identifying and enhancing dispositions that are congruent with national and state standards.

This flexible, convenient degree affords the opportunity to increase job prospects as students gain theoretical and practical knowledge.  Students complete this 60 credit-hour degree in two years at a discounted rate.

The program leverages asynchronous and synchronous instruction with on-campus summer residency experiences.

While faculty are committed to providing a personalized educational experience, the cohort structure enables students to engage as a community of learners individual and collective goals.

The same quality, passionate faculty who teach the traditional (on-campus) courses deliver the online curriculum.  These faculty members are certified to design and facilitate effective online learning experiences.

Graduates of the program seek professional, academic, and administrative positions in public education, charter schools, higher education, and both educational preparation companies’ for profit as well as non-profit organizations.