Executive Leadership

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D)


Executive Leadership

Why an Executive Leadership Doctorate Degree (Ed.D.) From Le Moyne?

Guided by four pillars of excellence – leadership that transforms, scholarship, social responsibility and communication – Le Moyne’s executive leadership doctorate degree (Ed.D.) will take your career to the next level.

Rooted in our Jesuit tradition, the doctorate program seeks:

  • Educators, business leaders and health care professionals,
  • Professionals from diverse backgrounds looking to enhance their leadership skills and 
  • Passionate advocates ready to go to work asking tough questions and proposing effective solutions. 

Build community, expand your passions, learn from a transdisciplinary course program and build your confidence so you can graduate not only as an Ed.D., but as a change agent in your communities.

Achieving an Ed.D. on the Heights

Through small class sizes and individualized mentorship, you’ll have the academic and professional support to grow your network and achieve new heights.

Ed.D. in Executive Leadership Overview

The Ed.D. program at Le Moyne is designed for leaders in education to complete the entire program alongside full-time employment within three to four years. As a low-residency program, you’ll attend four weekend residencies each fall and spring semester and three residencies each summer semester. You’ll complete core, research and professional leadership courses at the end of 28 months. Benefit from intimate cohorts of 10-15 students to inspire rich conversation and a deep commitment from faculty and research advisers.

Ed.D. Participants

The Ed.D. program is built to attract and support the development of leaders who will aspire to create educational cultures that model collaboration grounded in foundations of social justice. Commonly, interested and successful candidates are already informed by best practices in leadership and administration and come from organizational settings, such as teacher leadership, higher education, business and health care.

Ed.D. Courses

Through rigorous leadership coursework, graduates of the executive leadership program will foster necessary change while continuously supporting organizational growth and improvement.

The Executive Leadership Doctorate Degree at Le Moyne

From publicly engaged scholars to program directors to lifelong educators, you’ll meet a diverse group of faculty members ready to support you through your Ed.D.

Raising awareness and educating young people is what attracted me to this research and to Le Moyne. And if I can do that, and have a positive impact, then that is something I am happy to do.”

Lida Buniak
St. Ignatius

Application Deadline

(Fall 2024 start) - August 1

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