Ed.D. in Organizational Innovation

Program Overview


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The Ed.D. in Organizational Innovation program is focused on preparing visionary and leading-edge change agents, complex problem-solvers, and effective leaders of various types of educational enterprises including education, government, business, healthcare, military and nonprofit agencies to innovate and provide new solutions in a time of rapid changes in our society.

The program prepares adaptable professionals who are able to innovate, generate creative solutions, and facilitate positive change and organizational transformation in their professional capacity. Learners are provided expanded viewpoints relative to problem identification and applied resolution strategies in education/organizational ecosystems that can be volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous. The program evolves leaders who are adaptable and demonstrate the ability to disrupt the status quo with creative and useful innovations that lead to change and transformation that is viewed as impactful and is valued.

March 15, 2022 is the deadline for applications for the September 2022 cohort.
September 15, 2022 is the deadline for applications for the January 2023 cohort.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate internal and external factors that influence consideration of innovation adoption in educational enterprises.
  • Examine human and organizational dynamics that influence implementation of innovation in educational enterprises.
  • Conduct analyses of relevant innovation and organizational theories influencing contemporary educational enterprises.
  • Engage contemporary systems of data analysis that inform decisions pertaining to change in educational enterprises.
  • Examine contemporary methodologies to incorporate human and organizational dynamics into the evaluation of innovation initiatives.
  • Generate alternative solutions in determining whether to adopt an innovation into an educational enterprise.

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