Education Doctorate in Organizational Leadership

School of Education

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Program Overview Organizational Leadership, EdD

The EdD in Organizational Leadership is a practitioner-doctorate program that prepares future and present leaders to develop essential knowledge and skills in solving complex problems of practice to improve the performance of organizations in both educational and non-educational settings. This program is centered around the goal of improvement and growth, both on individual and organizational levels.

Based on the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED), the EdD prepares you to become a well-equipped scholarly practitioner who meets the organizational and educational challenges of the 21st century. You will be exposed to real-world problems of practice, integrate both your professional and research knowledge, use multiple frames to construct meaningful solutions, and develop and demonstrate collaboration and communication skills.

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The Education Doctorate (Ed.D.) in Organizational Leadership offers specializations in Higher Education Administration, Human Resource Development (HRD), and Transformational School Leadership.

Program Highlights and Benefits


Cost: $850 per credit

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54-credit program

calendar dates

Start terms: Fall, Spring

No Gre

No GRE required

  • Cost

    Cost: $850 per credit

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    54-credit program

  • calendar dates

    Start terms: Fall, Spring

  • No Gre

    No GRE required

The EdD in Organizational Leadership is:

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    Real-world focused

    Unlike a traditional Ph.D., our EdD curriculum stresses practical leadership skills and supports your personal goals through a dissertation project rooted in identifying and improving a real-world issue within an educational system.
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    Our curriculum is based on the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED) and prepares educational leaders ready to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
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    Designed for busy professionals

    Classes meet once per week in the evenings, while dedicated faculty mentors offer continuous support. Most of our students work full time and still manage to complete their degree in approximately 3 years!
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    Affordable and accessible

    At $850 per credit, our program adheres to Barry’s desire to make a high-caliber education available to all. We also do not require the GRE for admission.

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Admissions Overview Getting Started

Congratulations on taking the first step to pursue your passion, advance your career, and make a difference in your community. We are committed to assist each student through the admission process.

Whether you transition straight from undergraduate studies to a graduate program or have been out of school for some time, we offer a welcoming and professional environment for graduate study.

With small class sizes, there is a considerable amount of personalized attention from your faculty and opportunities to build strong relationships with fellow classmates.

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Admissions Requirements

  • Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA in graduate-level coursework
  • Three recent letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose

Financial Aid Affordable for you.

At BarryU, our tuition is competitive, affordable and still promises all the perks of a private school education. Our cost per credit is in-line with other institutions, but we offer a mission-driven educational experience and provide our students with small class sizes, personalized attention, and academic excellence. Scholarships, graduate assistantships, and financial aid can also be explored to help offset overall costs.

Barry University participates in the full array of federal and state financial aid programs. At Barry, we are committed to doing all we can to help you finance your education.

Barry University's Financial Aid staff will assist you through the financial aid application process.

Financial Aid Programs Cost of Attendance

School of Education Tuition Per Credit

  • Counseling

    • $1,125.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $950.00

    Organizational Leadership

    • $850.00
  • School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00


    • $600.00
  • Counseling

    • $800.00

    School Psychology

    • $750.00

    Human Resource Development

    • $620.00

    Educational Leadership

    • $600.00

    Leadership and Innovation

    • $600.00

    Curriculum & Instruction

    • $600.00

    Bahamas Tuition Rate - Master's Programs

    • $600.00


    • $600.00
Please inquire about military, public service, and certificate program rates

Admissions Overview International Student FAQs

If you are an international student, applying as early as possible is in your best interest in order to allow ample time for immigration processing. Please be aware that admission to Barry University does not guarantee that you will be granted a student visa by the United States Embassy or Consulate in your country of origin.

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School of Education, Leadership and Human Development Student and Professional Organizations

Barry University's School of Education, Leadership and Human Development sponsors and is involved in several student organizations and national professional organizations that are designed to assist you in your professional development.

Student Organizations can be a powerful way for students to enhance, enrich, network and develop their leadership skills while making valuable community contributions.

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