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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership

The faculty of the Educational Leadership programs envision a program of doctoral studies that is aligned with the our vision and beliefs. This program is designed to prepare the graduate for service as an educational leader and for continued growth and learning beyond the completion of the degree requirements. The course content, learning activities, and authentic assessments of the program assure more than just the acquisition of the knowledge and skills needed by an educational leader. 

The program consists of 50 credit hours of coursework, ending with a comprehensive exam. The comprehensive exam are the culminating activity for the degree to demonstrate your preparation to assume district-level leadership positions. The purpose of the exam is to demonstrate master of ELCC standards as they relate to situations typically found in district-level leadership.

Students who are interested in a Wyoming School Superintendent's Endorsement can apply to the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board after successfully completing the educational leadership core courses and the internship (total of 26 credit hours). Those students are also eligible for a UW Certificate.

Tuition and Fees

Students enrolled in the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program will pay Outreach graduate tuition of $183 per credit hour, plus applicable course delivery fees. Click on the link above for more information.

Admissions Process

List of Required Courses

Three-year Course Schedule

EDAD Course Descriptions

Ed.D. Superintendent Certificate

Click here to visit the Department of Professional Studies Educational Leadership page.

For more information, contact:

Suzanne Young
Ed.D. Coordinator
College of Education
(307) 766-3145
e-mail: syoung@uwyo.edu

Learn more about the Ed.D. program!

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Listen to Dr. Heather Duncan explain the features and benefits of the Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Hear from a graduate

Click on the link below to listen to graduate Margaret Hudson describe her experience with the Ed.D. program.

Margaret Hudson interview