EdD in Leadership Studies

Drawing on Xavier University’s Jesuit Catholic tradition, the Ed.D. in Leadership Studies is designed to develop leaders who use their skills to promote social justice and organizational change.  The program emphasizes cultivating the whole person and his/her role in facilitating change. 

Graduates of this program will be transformational leaders in educational institutions, non-profit  and profit organizations, corporate settings, and governmental agencies.

Accordingly, this degree is awarded to the candidate who has demonstrated a capacity for:

  • Leadership and Change that is ethical, reflective, scholarly and instructional in a variety of organizational arenas
  • Scholarly Research
  • Professional Knowledge & Skills in a Cognate (currently Educational Leadership)

Download the guide to Xavier's EdD in Leadership Studies.


Xavier is currently accepting applications for Spring 2015!

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