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Doctoral Studies at DBU

You have a unique calling to lead.

DBU’s doctoral programs provide a community of Christian scholars and life-long mentors to help you become a servant leader in your sphere of influence.


Ed.D. in Educational Leadership

Servant Leader Statue

This accelerated degree program is a challenging and cohort-driven model that explores the topic of educational leadership in a variety of contexts and can be completed within 34 months.

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Ed.D. in Leadership Studies, K-12 Concentration

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Designed with the classroom in mind, this program prepares educators who want to take the next step in their leadership development both in schools and in school districts.

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Ph.D. in Leadership Studies

PhD student studying leadership

For those seeking leadership studies from a humanities and philosophy perspective, this unique degree blends both theoretical and practical elements of leadership in a cohort model with fellow learners.

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