Earn a EdD in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine

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The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program prepares students to work in a wide variety of leadership roles and to transform organizations for optimal success and growth. This program is ideal for current leaders looking to expand their career path and rising executives who would like to advance their academic and professional goals.

This cohort-based program employs the practitioner-scholar model of doctoral training in which academics, clinical training, and research are conjoined. Through rigorous coursework and experiential learning, students gain advanced knowledge in the theory and practice of leadership, learning, and policy. Required national and international trips are woven into the program, providing students with a global perspective on leadership and policy. This program culminates in a doctoral dissertation.

As a Pepperdine student, you will receive personalized support for your academic development and personal growth.

Access to major-university resources
at the #46-ranked university in the US*

Cohort model designed for strong peer support
and lifelong professional relationships.

Small class sizes providing a supportive learning environment
and meaningful student-faculty interactions.

Complete 51 credits in approximately 42 months

* U.S. News & Report, Best Colleges Rankings, National Universities