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EdD in Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies

100% Online Courses with 3 Campus-Based Immersion Experiences

Become a Catalyst for Change


Applications now being accepted. Review of completed applications begins in early April. Classes begin October 21, 2019


UPCOMING PROSPECTIVE STUDENT EVENTS:
• GRADUATE OPEN HOUSE | LONGMEADOW campus |  MAY 29 | 5:30 - 7:30 P.M.
upcoming hot topic online events: full list click here
Contemporary College Students | march 21 | 2 p.m. est.

Bay Path’s EdD in Higher Education Leadership & Organizational Studies is on the forefront of the study of higher education. In an era of heightened disruption and revolutionary challenges, many higher education experts have called for a new kind of leadership. The program meets this need by teaching students how to re-imagine institutions, make tough decisions, re-examine whether old ways of doing business are still relevant and adopt an opportunity rather than a scarcity mindset.

Graduates of this program gain the knowledge and skills needed to:

  • transition institutions into highly adaptive, innovative, and resilient organizations
  • leverage personal and organizational strengths and capacity to create impactful and enduring success
  • improve higher education practices throughout local, state, national, and international arenas
  • advance in the field of higher education management

About the Degree

  • Classes start every October
  • 4 Tracks to Complete the Degree - Which is right for you?
  • 100% online, cohort-based courses with 3 campus-based weekend immersion experiences (one per year) 
  • Variable credit program can be completed in 3-4 years depending upon the track
  • Coursework incorporates case studies, self-assessment, and professional development workshops which are built into the weekend immersion experiences
  • Graduate with an ePortfolio of completed projects and assignments highlighting academic endeavors and milestones, see program outcomes
  • There are 5 distinct attributes of the doctorate which, when taken together, differentiate our program from nearly all other offerings in this area, see program features
  • Receive one-on-one mentoring and coaching with feedback from expert faculty mentors and external resources
  • Designed for individuals who currently work in higher education, nonprofit organizations, or want to transition into the profession and are seeking to work in administrative, leadership, and/or management positions
  • Taught in a small, intimate, highly dynamic and interactive online community
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assists students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial aid is available