Choosing a Concentration

Northeastern Doctor of Education Students
There are three concentrations within the doctoral program to help tailor your course of study to your particular research interests. Students should apply to the concentration that best fits their area of interest.

Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership

For educational leaders looking to bring change and social justice to the educational process, this concentration explores the ways curriculum can enhance learning opportunities at all ages.

Higher Education Administration

Study administration theory and practice for a variety of postsecondary education settings, including community and four-year colleges, for-profit organizations, and research institutions.

Organizational Leadership Studies

Learn strategies for advancing personal leadership skills and directing change in education, government, military, non-profit, management consulting, and enterprise organizations.