Stephen F. Austin State University

Ed.D. in Ed Leadership

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership - Now Fully Online

The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board has requested all Texas public universities offering doctoral programs to post characteristics of each doctoral program in existence for three or more years on the institution's website and update the data annually. We hope you find this information helpful.


Educational leaders must meet the challenges of the new millennium.
At SFA, the online doctoral degree in educational leadership prepares K-12 and higher education leaders to address population growth issues, cultural diversity, policy analysis and design, problem solving, and the change process.

This program is designed for doctoral students who are fully employed in school districts or other educational agencies. Program features include:

This doctoral program focuses on developing leaders. Accepted candidates will become leaders who respond to school and university complexities with confidence and resolve. Students in this SFA advanced leadership program will:

Specializations prepare leaders to be:

*For example, to be a chair, dean, provost, president and so on in higher education, you must have faculty qualifications and experience. This degree does not automatically make you eligible for those roles.

Contact Information

Dr. Stacy Hendricks, Acting Doctoral Program Coordinator
Phone: (936) 468-2549
Email: edd@sfasu.edu