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        Prof. Krystyna Krol

        Professor of Management









New dimension and approaches are being developed and introduce to the study of education, and how teaching and learning can be effectively managed; the revolving approaches has become a determining factor making many educators to seek advanced degrees. Our Doctoral program in Educational Leadership will facilitates substantial amounts of skill refinement, in addition to building an advanced knowledge based for learners and accomplished individuals for effective performance in the rigorous roles of educational leadership. Highly qualified people with higher degrees in educational leadership are in growing demand by educational institutions to lead core divisions e.g. Administration, Curriculum Development, Career Counselling, Educational Research, Program Assessment and Learning Methods


Doctorate in Educational Leadership is designed to prepare individuals seeking careers as educational leaders at school sites, in school districts, at institutions of higher learning, or in state- or national-level policy making and implementation roles. Graduates are qualify to serve in positions such as Senior Administrators or Directors in higher education, student affairs personnel, Research Fellows, Consultants etc


Doctoral program consisted of well research interdisciplinary courses relevant to the requirement of modern organizational environment; the courses and the assignments require rigorous level of commitment. The distinguish and influential title of "Doctor of Education Ed.D" is only earned by student who completed advanced level course-works with demonstrated theoretical and practical competences leading to well-prepared dissertations which our Academic Board and distinguish experts recognizes as credible contribution to the literature of the discipline


Professional Career Paths

Doctorate in Education (Leadership & Administration) degree will prepare students for exciting professional careers in leadership positions such as:



 Development Consultant

 Higher Education Administrator

Curriculum Specialist

 University Administrator

  College Faculty / Student Mentor

Career Advisor Specialist



Doctorate in Education Program Structure

Doctorate in Education (Ed.D) degree requires successful completion of 85 ECTS-Units (European Credits Transfer System) beyond Master degree. A comprehensive exam is required prior to approval of doctoral dissertation and or graduation. The total require credit-units can be completed through the completion of graduate courses listed below, pending total credits transferred into the program


   Courses: Doctorate in Educational Leadership

EDU 710

Curriculum Development and Management

EDU 740 

Methodology of Research in Educational Leadership.

EDU 760

Leadership and Management of Educational Organization

EDU 780

Technology in Learning Environment

EDU 820

Higher Education and Adult Learning

EDU 840

Educational Facilities, Development and Implementation

EDU 860

Financial Management in Higher Education

EDU 870

Organizational Culture and Change in Educational Institutions.

EDU 88

Internship in Educational Leadership


   Stage 2:  Doctoral Seminal & Dissertation

EDU 910

Comprehensive Exams

EDU 920

Proposal and Draft Process

EDU 950

Completion, Presentation and Defence



Graduation Requirements

Doctor of Education (Ed.D) degree requires the successful completion of 90 ECTS-units (European Credits Transfer System), the total cumulative credits will include recommended courses and applicable transfer credits. RCM has pool of highly qualified and experience Faculty-Mentors to provide quality mentoring and support throughout the study. Student performance will be measure against acceptable overall academic achievements



Master Degree or equivalents from recognised institutions


Open Enrolment  (year-round admission application)  


12 - 24 Months or Less - Flexible Duration  (credits transferred possible)


Mixture of Assignment and Independence Research

Study Mode:

Distance Learning -  Online + Text Based Study  (see Study Methods)


Independent Research Projects, Directed Faculty Supervision





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