Online Ed.D. PK-12 Educational Leadership Careers

What can you do with an online Ed.D. in PK-12 Educational Leadership?

Earning an Ed.D. online from a top-tier university like Bradley can open the door to new opportunities in a wide variety of settings. Many students who choose this pathway hope to advance into a superintendency, but there are several available employment options. Let’s explore a few career paths now.

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Where can you work?

  • Educational institutions
  • State or national department of education
  • School leadership professional organizations

Top five states hiring educational leadership professionals:

California: 216
Texas: 126
New York: 118
Massachusetts: 59
New Jersey: 43

Employment areas in high demand*:

Superintendent of schools: 164
Assistant superintendent: 56

Chief data officer: 20

These numbers are based on nationwide job postings in late 2018 – early 2019.

*Burning Glass