Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership Ed.D. and Superintendent Certification (LOE)

The Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) is designed to provide school district, state level, organizational leaders, and others with the knowledge, skills and dispositions to develop and implement programs that support a wide variety of educational settings.

Make an impact in your Community

The Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D) has a 95% completion rate. Hear from alumni and faculty what makes...

A Joint Ed.D. with Millersville and Shippensburg Universities

We leverage the strengths of our two universities to bring you the most cutting-edge program!

Program Highlights

  • 95% completion rate (well above the 50% national rate).
  • Focus themes of Poverty and Technology.
  • Hybrid course structure to maximize in person and online learning.
  • Scholar-Practitioner Approach.
  • Affordable tuition.
  • Combined resources of two universities.
  • Caring faculty committed to your success!

Millersville and Shippensburg Universities are highly regarded for their NCATE-accredited education programs and recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for innovative teacher preparation and administrator training programs.

Flexible Program for Busy Professionals

Our courses are delivered in a hybrid model combining online instruction and face-to-face instruction to maximize your learning and successful program completion.

Application Requirements

  • Graduate application and application fee.
  • Transcripts from all previous colleges and universities including any additional certification program(s). Note: a master's degree in education or a related field is required.
  • Current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Teaching and administrative certificates and endorsements.
  • Three letters of recommendation.
  • Goal statement

Some candidates may qualify for state and federal loans. Questions about tuition, fees, and other costs should be directed to the Office of Financial Aid.

The next available cohort will launch in fall 2024

 Apply today!

Request More Information

To learn more about the admissions process, contact the College of Graduate Studies and Adult Learning at 717-871-4723 or

For program information,
Contact Dr. Ann Gaudino, Program Coordinator


For all other inquires use the form below.

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