Doctoral Programs in Educational Leadership (Ed.D., Ph.D.)

The University of Maine offers two doctoral degree programs in Educational Leadership, a Ph.D. program and an Ed.D. program. Each program is designed for experienced educators who are ready to take the next step in their professional or academic careers. Our faculty have real-world leadership experience, an awareness of the cultural importance of Maine communities, and are nationally recognized for their expertise and support of rural educational leadership. The program structure, admissions requirements, and timing of each doctoral program is unique. To choose one best suited to your needs, click on one of the links below.


Educational Leadership Faculty

Richard Ackerman, Ed.D., Professor of Educational Leadership
Catharine Biddle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership
Ian Mette, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership