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Doctorate in Applied Leadership


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Take the Next Step

If you’re looking for more, our Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Applied Leadership is right for you.

You’ve been in the workforce for a while. Or you’re right out of college. Or you have a master’s degree and know the next step. No matter where you are in your career, our program provides the opportunity to earn the highest degree in leadership. You’ll open doors to opportunities as you develop skills in leadership that will empower and enrich your professional—and personal—life.

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With a simple application process and no entry exam requirements, we have pathways for folks to earn their doctorate with or without a prior master's degree. Dive into our streamlined admissions process to get started.


Level Up Your Career

Leadership skills stand as the cornerstone of success across all industries. Elevate your professional impact with vital leadership abilities that are sought after in vast array of fields.

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Invest in Your Success

Choosing to pursue a doctorate can be a daunting decision, but finding ways to afford the investment doesn't need to be. Explore cost and financial support options.

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Learn with Other Leaders

Our cohort model fosters a richer learning experience.

Immerse yourself in a learning journey with a diverse group of peers. The cohort model means you benefit from the wealth of varied perspectives and experiences, sparking innovative thinking for your projects and professional growth. You'll hear new viewpoints and approaches that will help you think outside the box in your life and career.

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More to Explore

Choosing to pursue your doctorate is a big decision. Learn more about our program to help solidify your path forward.

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Selecting an emphasis in public and non-profit leadership tailors your studies to specific career paths, while our specialized studies option allows you to customize your program to fit your unique professional vision.

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Online Learning

Enjoy the flexibility of a fully online program while also getting the opportunity to interact and engage with your peers and professors during our week-long summer immersion.

How You'll Learn Online

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From forms to dissertation information to library services, find the resources you need to succeed while earning your doctorate degree.

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Molly Vandervest

When the Time is Right

"I knew when the time was right for me to pursue my next degree it would undoubtedly be through UW-Green Bay. I saw first-hand how they personalize a learning environment and work with students to achieve their individual goals. In addition, they can provide this quality education at an affordable price which was a huge factor for me as well."

Molly Vandervest '20
Master's of Applied Leadership & Teaching | Vice President of The Bellin Health Foundation (Bellin Health)

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Wondering if our Applied Leadership Ed.D. is right for you? Our professors can help you determine what path is best for you.

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