Leadership for Today’s Schools

Earn Your Online EdD in Education Leadership with Alverno College

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Online Doctor of Education (EdD) at Alverno

Help teach the world a better way to learn with Alverno College’s innovative online EdD in Education Leadership. Take advantage of convenient online study and dissertation support from your first day. Integrate theory and practice as you learn executive-level skills for classroom innovation and administrative leadership, including superintendency or the business world. Choose from three concentrations and a doctoral completion option for ABD (All But Dissertation) students.

K-12 Leadership

Expand your abilities as a teacher and administrator as you bring dynamic change to K–12 schools and improve efficiencies and performance.

Higher Education Leadership

Gain the skills and knowledge to operationally improve community colleges, colleges and universities.

Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Gain the advanced credentials, knowledge, skills and curriculum development knowledge you need to engage learners in higher education — online or on campus.

Doctoral completion (ABD program)

Get the support you need to complete your doctoral work and enter the college or university classroom skilled in practices of effective teaching and assessment.

”Alverno advisors and professors really personalize the program, they look at us as individuals. And since we’re in educational leadership, they’re looking at us as leaders. And that is something that I think really makes the program specialized and individualized; they want us to become the best versions of ourselves.”

– AJ Staniszewski, EdD Candidate

Why Earn Your Online EdD in Education Leadership at Alverno?


Complete your degree in as few as two years while continuing to work full time, thanks to a format that combines online coursework with one weekend on-campus residency over the course of the program.

Mentorship and support

Alverno College’s experienced instructors work with you from day one to develop your dissertation while applying what you learn in real-world teaching and leadership settings.

An EdD tailored for you

Our concentration options let you customize your coursework to fit with your experience, interests and career goals.

Quality of learning

At Alverno, we’re known for creating deep learning experiences that combine teaching, research and practice to ensure you graduate equipped with the expertise you need to lead.

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Become the Leader You’re Meant to Be

Begin your online EdD in Educational Leadership today with Alverno College.