Arcadia University to Launch Online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership  

By John DeRosier | July 31, 2023

August 1, 2023 – Arcadia University is creating a new online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (EdD) program and will also be introducing a first-of-its-kind doctorate-level microcredential that can stack into the EdD, creating affordable, flexible on-ramps to the full degree. The EdD is expected to launch in January 2024. 

Designed for experienced professionals working in a variety of educational and education-related organizations, Arcadia’s new online EdD program will provide learners with advanced research and practical skills for leading 21st century education institutions, focusing on giving school administrators and teachers a flexible way to develop skills for leading educational institutions and building inclusive, equitable classrooms. 

Arcadia’s doctorate-level microcredential will include a series of stackable courses in topics such as instructional design and educational leadership. While these open-admissions courses are designed to accommodate anyone with a desire to gain relevant skills, learners who successfully complete the microcredential program will be able to receive academic credit toward the full online Arcadia EdD program once admitted and enrolled.