Ed.D. in Urban Leadership

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Program Description

The Kean University Doctor of Education in Urban Leadership program is the first of its kind in New Jersey and one of only a handful of similar programs nationwide. The Kean Ed.D. program in Urban Leadership is a 90-credit program that prepares dedicated educational leaders who understand and appreciate the challenges of urban areas and who are able to make a positive difference in the state’s urban schools, educational agencies, and communities. The curriculum, based on an innovative, interdisciplinary, professional-oriented model, integrates coursework and practice culminating in a full-year internship in a school district or community education agency.

The Kean Ed.D. in Urban Leadership program is designed to create an advanced and diverse environment which supports personal and professional learning regarding school, family, and community. Students are provided with the knowledge and advanced skills they need to work effectively to improve educational practice and improve the academic achievement of urban students. The program provides solid intermediate and advanced training and the opportunity to put theory into practice through activities included in all coursework and the full-year internship.

To learn more about the Ed.D. in Urban Leadership program, visit http://grad.kean.edu/doctoral-programs/doctor-education-edd-urban-leadership.

Last updated February 2018

About the School

Kean University is an accredited State University in New Jersey and is home to the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. The University is located just a few miles away from New York City. Kean is a metropol ... Read More

Kean University is an accredited State University in New Jersey and is home to the Nathan Weiss Graduate College. The University is located just a few miles away from New York City. Kean is a metropolitan, comprehensive, interactive university that provides world-class education to its approximately 2,500 students. Read less
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