About Our Ed.D. Program

Lamar University is a member of Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

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Lamar University has been selected as one of BestColleges.com's Best Online Doctorate in Educational Leadership programs for 2019

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Welcome to the educational leadership online doctoral program at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas, where you can earn your Ed.D. in just eight semesters. This accelerated doctoral program is delivered fully online, requires no residency or travel and is designed to fit into the busy schedules of full-time educators and working professionals.

The Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership, with a concentration in global educational leadership, is purposefully designed with a unique and distinctive focus: to equip education leaders to be innovative change agents in local, national and international settings – regardless of their geographical setting. We acknowledge that our world is increasingly interconnected and that our responsibility and influence as educators extends to all regions and peoples of the world. Graduates of this program are prepared to work as transformational leaders at the highest levels of education.

We believe that increasing the access and effectiveness of education is the key to developing a sustainable world with just societies that value knowledge, promote peace, celebrate diversity and defend human rights. The program is founded on core values of commitment, excellence, integrity, respect, service and quality.