Graduate Studies

Department of Educational Leadership COVID-19 Message

Given the unique circumstances of the 2020-2021 school year, faculty and staff understand that EDL students will still have requests typically made in person, such as thematic sequence requests, changes of major, graduate forms to fill out and submit, and more. The office is currently open on Wednesdays and Thursdays and EDL staff can still be reached virtually during office hours: Monday through Friday 8am - 5pm, to assist with your requests. Please leave a voicemail at (513) 529-6825, or feel free to email Kathy - - so she can assist or direct you. In addition, you can email faculty members and advisors directly with questions about academics, programs, and more. The Educational Leadership team wishes you well and sends our best regards.

Master's Programs

Doctoral Programs

With a focus on Leadership, Culture and Curriculum, this program features a set of core classes and a self-designed concentration reflecting your interests and career focus. Core classes provide a foundation in the disciplines of educational leadership, administration, curriculum theory, and cultural foundations.
The Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership is a part-time program for working leaders in P-12 contexts and institutions located in central, southwest, and southeast Ohio.  The 2021 Cohort will be based in Wilmington, Ohio. The primary goal of this degree is to prepare democratic leaders who engage issues of equity, ethics, and social justice to create solutions to complex problems of educational practice.
This individualized graduate degree is built around the specific needs of students in new and emerging fields as well as in traditional disciplines. It prepares professionals to have a global, cross-disciplinary, and interdisciplinary lens to investigate issues, generate knowledge, and develop innovative responses to critical areas.