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Leadership and Innovation (EdD)

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Next start date

10/11/17

Cost per credit

$685
The cost of this program is $685 per credit hour, with additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.

ASU’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership and Innovation is designed for practicing educator-leaders who work in a range of settings and want to lead change and implement innovation to improve their practice and create better learning opportunities for students of all ages.

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Students in the program begin as accomplished teachers, teacher leaders, principals, superintendents, higher education professionals, or leaders in other educational contexts working to implement change in their local place of practice. Graduates commit to continued systematic study of their practice and sustained innovation and leadership to make a positive difference over time.

The focus of the 60-credit program is research in action, which allows students to conduct multiple cycles of inquiry throughout the program. Coursework combines a professional and research core that deepens students’ abilities to think reflectively and critically about problems of practice in one of the following contexts:

  • PreKindergarten-Grade 12 (PK-12) Change Leadership
  • Higher Education Change Leadership
  • Systems, Professional, and Reimagined Change (SPARC) Leadership

Through Leader-Scholar Communities (LSCs) students support each other, under faculty guidance, in the conceptualization, implementation, and study of change initiatives. The culminating requirement is an action-research dissertation.

The online program admits students two times a year in the spring, and fall semesters.

What it costs

The cost of this program is $685 per credit hour, with additional program fees. Technology, Financial Aid Trust and other mandatory university fees may apply.
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Requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.

Some programs may have additional requirements for admission.