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EdD Doctorate of Educational Leadership Careers

What Can I Do With This EdD or PhD 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 2026. And as of 2017, the median annual wage for school principals was $94,390.

Postsecondary Instructor2

Use your educational talents to help a slightly older range of students – college students. With a median annual salary of $76,000 in 2017, employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 15 percent by 2026.

Careers

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

$94,390 Median Annual Pay for Elementary, Middle, and High School Principals1

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