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EdD Doctorate of Educational Leadership Careers

What Can I Do With This EdD in Educational Leadership Degree?

School Administrator1
The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership will prepare you for a career in school administration as a public-school principal. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects an 8 percent growth rate for elementary, middle and high school principals by 2028. And as of 2018, the median annual wage for school principals was $95,310.

Postsecondary Instructor2
Use your educational talents to help a slightly older range of students – college students. With a median annual salary of $78,470 in 2018, employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 11 percent by 2028.

With the right work experiences, licenses and certifications, graduates of the doctoral program in Educational Leadership from University of the Cumberlands should be able to pursue a career in the following areas:

  • Principal
  • Provost
  • Dean/Department Head
  • Superintendent
  • Chief Learning Officer
  • School President
  • Postsecondary Teacher

$95,310 Median Annual Pay for Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals1

1Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals
2Postsecondary Teachers