What Sets UM-Flint's Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program Apart?
- UM-Flint’s Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership is a doctoral program that focuses on applied learning and preparation for executive leadership assignments. It is designed to prepare practicing teachers and administrators to assume greater leadership roles, to apply a broad base of scholarship to challenges in the field, and to actively contribute to the knowledge base of the profession.
- This program offers a concentration in Educational Leadership.
- Students in the Doctor of Education program work with a cohort and enjoy a unique blend of online coursework coupled with on-campus classes one Saturday per month.
- The Doctor of Education is a part-time program encompassing 34 credit hours over 20 months.
- The cohort structure within the program emphasizes team-based project work and enables students to develop a stronger support network for personal and professional development.
- Students will have interactions with local administration and curriculum experts.
- UM-Flint is a part of the world-renowned University of Michigan system, making it possible for students to tap into additional resources at the Dearborn and Ann Arbor campuses.
- UM-Flint’s Doctor of Education degree program is designed to benefit K-12 educators looking to build upon their background and skills and those interested in administration roles in higher education.
- The program also prepares administrators at the building level who are interested in a Central Office position in Human Relations, Finance, Curriculum, or Superintendency.