University of the Southwest

Doctor of Education - Self-Design


6610 Lovington Hwy, #506

Hobbs, NM 88240

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education - Self-Design

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Doctor of Education (EdD) at the University of the Southwest is a practitioner doctoral program for the working professional in the field of educational leadership and administration.  The program offers an innovative and real-world curriculum that focuses on preparing educational leaders that are dynamic in nature and diverse in their makeup.  Emphasis is placed upon preparing administrators for transformational leadership roles and is structured around four domains:  1. Leadership Foundations, 2. Organizational Dynamics and Change, 3. Strategic Planning, and 4. Research.  

The Educational Leadership - General/Self-Design specialization provides students the opportunity to customize the program emphasis area to meet individualized career goals.  Candidates can select courses from a variety of content areas to tailor the specialization to meet their professional objectives.  This emphasis is recommended for students practicing in both the private and/or public sector, as well as those in executive roles in organizational training and development.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University II

Loans Offered: Federal, state, and private loans offered to eligible students.

Locale: Fringe Rural Area

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