Great Leaders Make Great Impact

Maryville University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission — HLC

Ranked among “America’s Top Colleges” — Forbes, 2018

Ranked among the best values in private colleges
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, 2018

Ranked among “Best Colleges” — Money, 2018-2019

It’s all about leadership — rising to a position where you can affect education on a large scale and having the specialized knowledge to make it happen. The Maryville online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Leadership builds reflective leaders through a deep exploration of today’s faculty-administration dynamics and the modern student experience. Our Ed.D. program offers an expert’s perspective on social, political, and business leadership in education so you can grow professionally and make a greater impact in students’ lives.

Why choose Maryville?

  • Graduate in as few as 32 months
  • 100% online format
  • Attend your residency on campus or virtually
  • Personal mentorship from faculty advisor from the start
  • Complete your dissertation simultaneously with your coursework

Rankings and Recognition

  • Ranked a “Best National University” by U.S. News & World Report (2018)
  • Named a “Best College Value” school by Kiplinger’s
  • Named one of the 20 fastest growing universities in the nation by the Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Named a Military Friendly School for 2019

Apply to the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Higher Education Leadership online program.