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 Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Organizational Change The Benedictine University Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Organizational Change (Ed.D.) program is intended for practicing professionals who wish to accelerate their career paths or who seek to join the higher education community as university, college or community college administrators. The program also prepares students for management positions in public and private educational agencies and associations. Studies emphasize leadership for educational and organizational improvement. The program provides both the perspective and the tools to anticipate and lead change in higher education. Coursework is topical in nature, interdisciplinary in focus and grounded in an inquiry-driven methodology characterized by critical thinking, analysis and self-reflection. The program readies students for the rigors and challenges of developing and implementing strategic plans, improving learning, managing resources, leading personnel, implementing policy and orchestrating change within an organization. Why Benedictine? Benedictine University prepares students to be informed, responsible citizens and leaders. Working in post-secondary education is a prime example of serving others. In year one of the program, you'll learn foundational courses in the principles and practices of doctoral study. Year two focuses on issues related to curriculum, teaching, learning, and resource management. And in year three, you'll complete your dissertation based on your specialized interests. What's more Benedictine online programs are competitively priced, and are approved for federal student loan funds for qualified applicants. Military members receive tuition discounts. Benedictine University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.