The Doctor of Education in Christian Educational Leadership (EdD) is the advanced degree for education which is designed to provide training in professional fields for those seeking a career in teaching or administrating educational programs/Christian institution. The Doctor of Education degree program prepares graduated students, who hold a Master’s degree, the opportunity for biblical, theological and educational studies.

Admissions
1. Meet the general admission requirements
2. Must be a professed Christian
3. Demonstrate a desire for personal, spiritual formation
4. Demonstrated a call to Christian ministry, and,
5. Successful completion of a Master’s degree

Graduation Requirements
1. Completed required program credits of at least 48 credit hours
2. Earned accumulative grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale)
3. Satisfied a Christian ministry involvement assessment
4. Satisfied a character, spiritual and ministry formation assessment

Program of Study
This graduate program consists of 16 credit hours in doctoral core and 20 credit hours in concentration and elective plus 12 credit hour in dissertation which make up the required 48 credit hours in academic studies.

Doctoral Core (16 hr.)
Biblical Foundations in Education
Theological Foundations in Education
Educational Leadership
Doctoral Research and Writing

Concentration (12 hr.)
Elective (8 hr.)
Dissertation (12 hr.)

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 48