Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

EdD in Administration & Supervision with Superintendent (Lake County)

Loyola University Chicago's Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree program in Administration & Supervision prepares educators for district leadership positions across all grade levels who are well-equipped to successfully and ethically manage curricular, programmatic, and budgetary decisions, enabling them to better meet the evolving challenges and demands of both urban and suburban school district settings. LUC candidates who successfully complete our program understand and exhibit the capacity to promote the success, health and welfare of each student and adult by applying the knowledge, skills, and promises necessary to collectively lead, design, and implement a district mission, vision, and process for continuous improvement that reflects an essential set of values that include data use, technology, values, equity, diversity, digital citizenship, and community.


Program Requirements:

  • 2 years of school supervisory or administrative experience and a Type 75 General Administrative or ISBE Principal Endorsement on PEL
  • Successful completion of the Superintendant Certification Exam required by ISBE
  • 72 hours of coursework - 24 CR HRS from a Master's Degree may transfer
  • Successful completion of two (2) District-Level Internship courses 
  • Successful completion of Capstone Project under the supervision of fulltime ADSU faculty

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