Doctor of Education
Education Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Foundations


Please note that we enter a new cohort only on even-numbered years (2016, 2018, and so on). For students who plan to begin a doctorate in the summer of 2018, the application deadline is March 1, 2018.

As you plan your academic career and prepare your application, please contact Dr. Sterling Hilton, chair of the doctoral program, or any member of the doctoral committee with questions.

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The Education Doctorate (EdD) program will prepare moral leaders who use research and best practices to improve learning, social equity, and other education outcomes in schools and communities.

The EdD program prepares education leaders with scholarly dispositions and skills to enable them to effectively lead, lift, inspire, and educate their colleagues and followers. The program aims to instill in its candidates the desire to make education institutions places of learning that equip students from all backgrounds to be contributing members of the human family.

Contact Info:

(801) 422-4291 / (801) 422-3813

Doctoral Program Chair

Sterling Hilton, PhD

Department List Content Types: 
Educational Leadership & Foundations (EdLF)
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Seminars & Research

Educational Leadership and Foundations Professor Gets Fellowship in Nigeria

Professor MacLeans Geo-JaJa from the Educational Leadership and Foundations Department was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to work with Ahmadu Bello University Zaria and Salamatu Isah on collaborative research publication, teaching, and knowledge transfer.

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