Online Educational Administration Doctorate with no dissertation required!

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Education (Educational Administration P-12) EdD


The University of Southern Mississippi now offers a revolutionary new online Educational Administration Doctorate program. The synchronous class structure of this program is designed to give instructors an extra advantage as they climb the through the ranks in their careers.

Because this program requires a Capstone Project rather than dissertation, you will be gaining real-world application and solving hands on issues as you work and study. The online Educational Administration Doctorate is nationally recognized by CAEP/NCATE, and the program is aligned to the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards. It is a part time, fully online program redesigned to accommodate the schedule of current educators.

The online Educational Administration Doctorate degree prepares working adults who strive to be powerful leaders to become effective administrators at the building-level or district-level. Earning this degree will prepare you for a leading role in driving your school and school district to success.

For educators looking to making an impact at the collegiate level, check out our online Higher Education Doctorate program.

The University of Southern Mississippi is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools of Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The online Educational Administration doctorate is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. That means you can expect a program with the highest standards and quality.

The Graduate School will be authorizing standardized test waivers to applicants to the Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 terms.

Your Future

Check out some of the jobs our graduates landed after earning this degree:
  • Principal
  • Assistant Principal
  • Curriculum Coordinator
  • Superintendent
  • Assistant Superintendent
  • Program Director
National Salary Averages* Average salaries of principals, directors, and superintendents with a education administration EdD