Educational Leadership for Social Justice (Ed.D.)
The Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice is designed for current and aspiring leaders who want to create a more just and equitable future in a variety of educational and community settings. Centered on values-based education, the curriculum connects theory with practice, equipping practitioner-scholars to lead meaningful change in their organizations. Our innovative three-year Ed.D. program is offered Online to accommodate working professionals while they acquire the knowledge and skills to become critically-conscious leaders ready to make a positive impact in education.
The LMU Ed.D. Experience
Leadership That Makes a Difference
This three-year program is designed to empower its graduates to lead the call for equity in community and educational settings. Our faculty and leadership are renowned for their advocacy work.
Here, alumna Laura McGowan-Robinson Ed.D. ’16 describes how LMU supported her aspirations and led her to found the Diversity in Leadership Institute, a non-profit organization that identifies, develops, and supports racially diverse public school leaders to serve as change agents and to build talent pipelines for excellence in school leadership and advocacy.
Join Our Community of Change-Makers
Our students and alumni are a dynamic group of experienced educators and community leaders who are transforming educational communities to foster just and equitable learning environments. Review our admission requirements before applying.
- Application deadline for Online Ed.D. Program: October 1, 2023