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Online Doctor of Education Programs

Prepare for elevated roles in schools, health and human service agencies. Our online Doctor of Education programs will expand your knowledge of educational management and leadership best practices for a variety of organizational settings. Coursework is 100 percent online and taught by faculty who are practitioners in multiple facets of education.

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Why earn your Ed.D. online at YSU?

  • Quality Customizable Degrees – Choose the concentration and electives that fit your personal goals. All our programs align with state and national standards (ELCC, NELP, OPS and OSS).
  • Flexible Study Options – The completely online format, accelerated courses and multiple start dates are designed so you can study when and where it is most convenient for you.
  • Immediate Relevancy – Our coursework includes clinical experience, empowering you to adapt to the dynamically changing educational environment.
  • Experienced & Supportive Faculty – Our highly qualified faculty is committed to providing you with rigorous and meaningful learning opportunities to meet your professional needs.

Which online program is right for you?

DOCTORAL DEGREE

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership – Health and Human Services

As few as 32 months Duration
60 Credit Hours
$24,900 Total Tuition

Enhance your organizational capacity and augment your leadership capabilities by earning your Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership – Health and Human Services online. Developed with HHS professionals in mind, this program allows you to tailor the practical and relevant curriculum to your career. Build upon your professional experience by choosing electives and conducting research that matters to you, applying what you learn immediately.

YSU's academically rigorous health and human services Ed.D. is taught by highly supportive faculty and includes an embedded dissertation, and extensive collaboration with fellow students. Designed for working professionals, this CAEP-accredited HHS doctorate program features 100 percent online coursework focused on real-world application and aligned to national and state standards (NELP and OSS). Earn your doctorate and prepare for elevated roles in a variety of settings quickly and affordably.

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DOCTORAL DEGREE

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership with Superintendent Licensure

As few as 32 months Duration
60 Credit Hours
$24,900 Total Tuition

Gain the advanced leadership skills and qualifications you need to meet the growing demand for more effective administrative leaders serving public school systems in the online Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership with Superintendent Licensure from YSU. Designed to develop your expertise in applying educational management and instructional leadership best practices, this innovative online Ed.D. empowers you to earn your terminal degree and prepare for superintendency in one convenient program.

Learn from dedicated faculty who provide a practitioner-focused approach, featuring collaborative learning strategies, clinical experience, and an embedded dissertation. Our rigorous curriculum is aligned with state and national standards (ELCC, NELP, OPS, and OSS).

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DOCTORAL DEGREE

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership

As few as 32 months Duration
60 Credit Hours
$24,900 Total Tuition

Prepare to effectively lead in public, private, and charter schools as well as health and human service agencies by earning your Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership online. Our dedicated faculty combine engaging instruction with real-world application, including clinical experience and an embedded dissertation, to build your capacities as an effective educational leader who can drive organizational change in a broad range of professional settings.

Develop your expertise in our rigorous online Ed.D. curriculum aligned with state and national standards (ELCC, NELP, OPS, and OSS)—which you can complete while you continue your career. Plus, you can transfer up to 15 credit hours of post-master's coursework toward elective and required clinical hours. Become a distinguished Youngstown State University alum and earn your doctorate degree in as few as 32 months!

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DOCTORAL DEGREE

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership – Higher Education Leadership & Administration

As few as 32 months Duration
60 Credit Hours
$24,900 Total Tuition

Strengthen your administrative skills and prepare for leadership positions at the college or university level by earning your Ed.D. in higher education leadership online. This program’s academically rigorous and best-practice oriented coursework examines theories and research about learning processes, leadership in academia, diversity in higher education and ethical decision-making. Build relationships with other students in your cohort through extensive collaboration, and work through relevant real-world challenges with the embedded dissertation.

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The educator preparation programs at Youngstown State University meet rigorous national standards for educator preparation set by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). For more information, contact CAEP by mail at 1140 19th St. NW, Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036 or by phone at 202-223-0077.

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership – Higher Education Leadership & Administration

Duration: 32 months Credit Hours: 60 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Strengthen your administrative skills and prepare for leadership positions at the college or university level by earning your Ed.D. in higher education leadership online. This program’s academically rigorous and best-practice oriented coursework examines theories and research about learning processes, leadership in academia, diversity in higher education and ethical decision-making. Build relationships with other students in your cohort through extensive collaboration, and work through relevant real-world challenges with the embedded dissertation.

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership – Health and Human Services

Duration: 32 months Credit Hours: 60 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Enhance your organizational capacity and augment your leadership capabilities by earning your Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership – Health and Human Services online. Developed with HHS professionals in mind, this program allows you to tailor the practical and relevant curriculum to your career. Build upon your professional experience by choosing electives and conducting research that matters to you, applying what you learn immediately.

YSU's academically rigorous health and human services Ed.D. is taught by highly supportive faculty and includes an embedded dissertation, and extensive collaboration with fellow students. Designed for working professionals, this CAEP-accredited HHS doctorate program features 100 percent online coursework focused on real-world application and aligned to national and state standards (NELP and OSS). Earn your doctorate and prepare for elevated roles in a variety of settings quickly and affordably.

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership

Duration: 32 months Credit Hours: 60 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Prepare to effectively lead in public, private, and charter schools as well as health and human service agencies by earning your Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership online. Our dedicated faculty combine engaging instruction with real-world application, including clinical experience and an embedded dissertation, to build your capacities as an effective educational leader who can drive organizational change in a broad range of professional settings.

Develop your expertise in our rigorous online Ed.D. curriculum aligned with state and national standards (ELCC, NELP, OPS, and OSS)—which you can complete while you continue your career. Plus, you can transfer up to 15 credit hours of post-master's coursework toward elective and required clinical hours. Become a distinguished Youngstown State University alum and earn your doctorate degree in as few as 32 months!

Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership with Superintendent Licensure

Duration: 32 months Credit Hours: 60 Tuition: $415 {tuition_specification_type_per_course}*

Apply by: 8/5/24 Start class: 8/26/24

Gain the advanced leadership skills and qualifications you need to meet the growing demand for more effective administrative leaders serving public school systems in the online Doctor of Education – Educational Leadership with Superintendent Licensure from YSU. Designed to develop your expertise in applying educational management and instructional leadership best practices, this innovative online Ed.D. empowers you to earn your terminal degree and prepare for superintendency in one convenient program.

Learn from dedicated faculty who provide a practitioner-focused approach, featuring collaborative learning strategies, clinical experience, and an embedded dissertation. Our rigorous curriculum is aligned with state and national standards (ELCC, NELP, OPS, and OSS).

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