Program Description The Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership is a terminal degree designed for the working practitioner. The curriculum is a stimulating and challenging course of study with a focus on ethical leadership. Current research is combined with real world experience to provide relevant and rigorous higher learning. Each participant is challenged to become a positive influence within his or her chosen field. The Ed.D. program as a whole provides group cohesion, collegial interaction and cultural experiences that foster respectful relationships. Program Format The design, format and focus of the program are geared toward the working professional and lifelong learner. The instructional delivery system includes lectures, group work, technology, presentation and extended time beyond actual class meetings or reflection. Learners participate with faculty and cohort members in scholarly and innovative activities. Mandatory class sessions meet one Saturday per month. An on-campus residency period is also required during the three summers of the program.
Admission into the program requires an official transcript showing your master’s degree from an accredited institution and a two-page résumé. The Ed.D. curriculum must be successfully completed with a GPA of 3.5 or above for graduation.
AT A GLANCE Format: Classes meet one Saturday per month, plus a 9-day residency during each of the 3 summers of the program Program Length: 36 months Credit Hours: 48 credit hours of study, 12 credit hours of dissertation
Location:Olivet Nazarene UniversityBourbonnais, Ill.
Typical Candidate: Working practitioners who desire to become exemplary leaders in their professions
OLIVET NAZARENE UNIVERSITYFounded in 1907, Olivet Nazarene University is an accredited Christian, liberal arts university offering more than 120 areas of study, including traditional undergraduate programs and accelerated degree programs for busy adults. Olivet’s main campus is located in the historic village of Bourbonnais, Ill. — just 50 miles south of Chicago’s loop — with additional School of Graduate and Continuing Studies locations in Rolling Meadows and Oak Brook, Ill.; throughout Chicagoland; and in Hong Kong. To learn more about Olivet, click here.