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What You Learn

Our program prepares you for the next step in your career by giving you a balance of education and fieldwork in and out of the classroom.

  • Collaborate with leaders in school districts and other educational and community agencies
  • Take evening, weekend and summer classes to accommodate your schedule
  • Study current research, theories and practices in urban education, leadership, policy, curriculum and instruction
  • Engage in an applied research project, resulting in a doctoral dissertation

You pursue an extensive internship in a school district, school or other educational setting.

Application Deadlines:

Fall: June 30
Spring: No Spring Admission

Admission Requirements

Doctorate in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Program Coordinators:
Soundaram Ramaswami, Ph.D.
East Campus, 205J
(908) 737-5979
sramaswa@kean.edu

Steven LoCascio, Ed.D.
East Campus, 205
(908) 737-5977
locascst@kean.edu

Students in building studying

Going for my doctorate gave me the confidence to know I could do the superintendent job and do it well. When I started the doctoral program, I was a vice principal in Linden. What I learned during the program made me apply for a principal position, which I got."

Danny Robertozzi '12
Superintendent, Linden Public Schools
Superintendent in Linden

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