Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Acacia University

A pioneer and leader in distance education since 1926, Acacia University aims to provide accessible, quality education to a multi-cultural, global learning community through online/distance learning

Program Overview

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership is a 60-credit program designed for graduate level educators who are presently teachers or administrators in a school setting or have regular weekly access to a school and classrooms. The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program will provide opportunities for educators to learn and develop skills and strategies in the areas of school management, education law, education finance, and instructional supervision to be an effective leader.

The goal of the program is to develop scholars-practitioners who will learn and practice advanced skills in designing, implementing, and analysing effective research-based strategies in school/district leadership so they can provide active, positive, and effective leadership in the school environment. All students enrolled in the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree program will demonstrate and apply knowledge and skills related to PSEL and NELP organisation standards.

Key Features

  • Flexible

    24 months

  • Certification

    Acacia University

  • Blended Learning

    Live classroom and Live online class

  • Accreditations

    Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), USA

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    (09:00am - 17:30pm)

Partners of this Programme

Stands as a symbol of regeneration, perseverance, and integrity, Acacia University, Arizona, US, is on a mission to make learning a long-lasting, invigorating experience. The premier institution has now become a part of the prestigious Westford Education Group, the leading provider of accredited international education to aspiring learners across the globe. A pioneer and leader in distance education since 1926, Acacia University aims to provide accessible, quality education to a multi-cultural, global learning community through online/distance learning. As technology advances and students look for greater flexibility and accessibility with education, Acacia aims to utilise the capabilities of digital pedagogies to .40 We offer academic programs at the bachelor, master, doctorate or certificate levels in a multitude of areas such as business management, higher education leadership, human resources management, supply chain & logistics, data science, block chain, artificial intelligence, automation, e-commerce, hyper connectivity and more. It also features undergraduate and non-degree studies to provide focused training in specialised areas for adult learners. Designed by educators by envisaging the possibilities of the learner’s career, the educational programs offered by Acacia are affordable, accredited, convenient, supportive, and relevant. Acacia University envisions a change by empowering learners to expand their abilities, revive their passion in respective fields, and develop their capacities for new roles. At Acacia, we are committed to provide unparalleled standards of learning by delivering the highest quality educational programs through smart, innovative forms of learning. The blended mode of learning enables powerful and effective ways to improve education and the teaching/learning connection. Delivering education through innovative forms of online learning, Acacia is redefining education and helps you realise your full potential and propel you into excellence.

Why this Course ?

1 Course

Choosing a course of study that you have a strong inclination to pursue a US qualifying degree or for a skilled set is a good start in pursuing your educational goals. At ECX, you would be empowered educators to lead the world. 


2 Place of Study

In order to pursue their dream education, the key factor is that the students need ease in accessing the centre and at ECX we come to your nearest city to overcome any challenges faced in commuting or travelling abroad without compromising on the quality of education.

3 Affordable Fee

Quality education abroad is highly expensive. At ECX you get the benefit to enroll for course that is affordable with flexible payment options.

4 Academic Support

You get enrolled to a US degree, with blended teaching methodology and 360-degree academic assistance through our faculties with international standards for attaining a business management degree.


5 Career Opportunities

You become professionals in your respective field of study on completion of the degree as it brings in more of a realistic pursuit, thus transforming you with the better skill sets to approach the career market further.

Course Resources

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Program Details

Choosing a course of study that you have a strong inclination to pursue a US qualifying degree or for a skilled set is a good start in pursuing your educational goals. At ECX, you would be empowered educators to lead the world

Learning Path

EDC500 Power Strategies for Effective Teaching

EDC510 Power Strategies for Classroom Assessment

EDC520 Power Strategies for Improving Comprehension

EDC540 Classroom Management

EDC550 Child and Adolescent Development

EDC570 Special Needs Students

EDC572 Foundations of ESL

EDC573 Linguistics

EDC564 Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the ESL Classroom

EDC535 Reading and Writing

EDC610-1 Portfolio Project: Research Methods

EDC610-2 Portfolio Project: Action Research

EDC620-1 Foundations of Mentoring

EDC620-2 Mentored Practicum: Onsite

Who Should Enroll

The master’s degree programs at Acacia University are designed for certified teachers who want to acquire advanced expertise in education. Gain the skills to provide your students with the best learning foundation possible.

Transfer Credits

Acacia University recognizes the prior learning of admitted students by awarding credit for courses at the graduate level, completed at an accredited institution, and documented through official transcript when the credit is applicable to the student’s degree program at Acacia University. As many as twelve (12) credits may be transferred.

If an applicant has earned a degree at another university, credits from that degree cannot be transferred or used for an additional degree at Acacia University.

The acceptance of transfer credits between institutions lies within the discretion of the receiving college or university. Credits earned at other institutions may or may not be accepted by Acacia University. Likewise, credits earned at Acacia University may or may not be accepted by another institution depending upon its own programs, policies, and regulations. Students planning to complete credits for a graduate degree in another college, university, or graduate school are advised to contact the Admissions Office of such institution in advance of applying.

Most Acacia courses require no textbook. For those courses that do require a textbook, it is the responsibility of the student to purchase or rent the textbook prior to the start of the course. Acacia does not sell or lease textbooks. Students may purchase or rent in any format (hardback, e-textbook, new, used, etc.) but must use the assigned edition. Prices at the time of the current student handbook publication are listed here, but are subject to change. Prices listed are from the publisher, however, students may purchase from any source.

Tuition and fees are payable at the time of registration for each course. Students will not receive official grade reports, transcripts, or be awarded a degree until all financial obligations have been met. Students who have outstanding financial obligations to Acacia University will not be permitted to register for future courses unless special arrangements have been approved through the Finance Office.

Students may pay by check, money order, wire transfer, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover). International students must pay with U.S. currency. Students whose employers will be invoiced for tuition shall submit a billing authorization form prior to the second week of class in lieu of course payment.

Military tuition assistance (TA) students may be eligible for a deferral of tuition once their DA 2171 Form has been completed, authorized, and received by Acacia University.

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