School of Education

EdD in Learning and Organizational Change | Online

Become a Changemaker

The key skill that all leaders share? The ability to inspire positive change. Grounded in the principles of teaching and learning, our proven EdD in Learning & Organizational Change online doctoral program empowers students to lead change in many organizations, from schools to businesses to non-profits and beyond.

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Why Earn an EdD Degree Online in Learning and Organizational Change?

Organizations — such as government or private corporations, nonprofit and community organizations, or school and university systems — evolve at the hands of motivated leaders who possess the skills to impart systemic change. Baylor’s EdD in Learning and Organizational Change degree equips students with the skills and knowledge to examine educational practices in all settings by taking both a micro and macro view of learning. Graduates emerge prepared to address cross-functional challenges, influence systemic growth opportunities, and foster effective learning environments based on data-driven processes.

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Curriculum and Instruction Methods

The EdD in Learning and Organizational Change program emphasizes the development of a broad understanding of the educational process. It also helps students build a skill set that can be adapted to a variety of leadership situations. Courses take a practitioner-oriented approach and help to shape transformative leaders into change experts. Coursework is delivered online with weekly live sessions, and the program is designed for full-time working professionals.

The EdD online in Learning and Organizational Change is a 54-credit program that can be completed in as few as 36 months — or on a flexible schedule based around your professional and personal obligations. The curriculum consists of:

  • Learning Foundations Courses
  • Organizational Change Courses
  • Research Methods Courses
  • Problem of Practice Dissertation
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Learning Objectives

Through the program’s practitioner-focused curriculum, students develop a multitude of skills that can be applied across many professional settings. Upon completion, graduates are ready to demonstrate leadership in areas such as:

Dynamics of Organizational Change
Contextual Learning and Design
Program Assessment and Evaluation
Professional development
Research Design Evaluation, Assessment, and Measurement
Teaching and Learning

Application Information

A master’s degree is required to apply.

GRE test scores are not required to apply.

Join Our May 2024 Doctoral Class

Prospective applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited. Summer trimester begins May 6, 2024.
• Priority Deadline: Feb. 29  • Regular Deadline: March 15  • Final Deadline: March 29

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What to Expect


Are you looking instead for a scholarship-supported K-12 chief executive leadership program to prepare for high-level positions and superintendent certification?

Explore the Baylor EdD in K-12 Educational Leadership.