Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Organizational Change and Leadership - UNICAF University | Educartis

5 years


Course Overview

This Doctorate of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership is aimed towards those who are eager to make substantial and original contributions to the development of educational knowledge in a broad range of settings including K-12 schools, colleges, universities and government organisations. Delivered through a blend of online interactions and real-world experiences, the programme allows students to continue working full time while pursuing a degree that will allow them to perceive critical issues facing educators and policymakers today through the lens of contemporary and historical research and philosophy. 

Education is an increasingly changing, dynamic, and highly demanding sector which requires professionals and practitioners to be very qualified in order to meet various challenges. Whether you feel a calling to impact the lives of students, or are drawn to the profession for the ability to make a difference in the eduction system at large, being an educator will allow you to make a significant contribution and positive impact on the community you live in. If this sounds like the right choice for you, this course will distinguish you as organisational leader and places you at the leading edge of your professional field in terms of knowledge, awareness, and understanding. 

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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Create a line of research that has the potential for contributing important new understandings to the field of education. 
  • Use their knowledge of socio-political sources to influence curriculum for a multicultural society.
  •  Design a framework for teacher development that takes into account the different conditions under which teachers work and the diverse populations they teach. 
  • Articulate and advocate for an organizational culture that is conducive to student learning and development in diverse communities of learners.
  • Navigate administrative structures, organizational cultures, and power relationships to implement programs effectively and equitably.

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Certification obtained

Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Organizational Change and Leadership

What jobs will I qualify for?

This course will prepare students well for careers such as: 

  • College Lecturer 
  • High School Education Strategic Consultant 
  • Programme Administrator 
  • Educational Director 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

The admission criteria for this PhD Degree are as follows: 

  • Accredited Bachelor Degree
  • Accredited MBA Degree 
  • English Proficiency 

How do I apply?

To apply for this programme, students must submit: 

  • An application form and indicate their preferred course of study
  • A copy of their National ID/Passport 
  • An updated CV
  • One official letter of recommendation (either Academic or Business) 
  • A Personal Statement (minimum 500 words) 
  • Research Proposal 

Payment options

  • The school offers instalment plans 
  • School fees can be paid online
  • You can apply for the UNICAF Scholarship Programme 

Detailed course information

This PhD programme is taken online and through supported open learning. The course outline is as follows:

Core Requirements (Required Modules) 
  • Educational Research: Philosophy and Practice
  • Managing Teaching and Learning Methods
  • Educational Policy: Theory and Practice
  • Educational Management Leadership and Administration
  • EdD Dissertation (Part 1)
  • EdD Dissertation (Part 2)
  • EdD Dissertation (Part 3)
  • EdD Dissertation (Part 4)

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