Peoria, Illinois, United States
Educational Leadership


The American education system continues to face mounting challenges that require passionate and informed responses facilitated by experienced practitioners. At Bradley University, we do everything we can to educate and prepare leaders like you to address these challenges today and long into the future.One way we’re doing that is by incorporating a unique, practical doctoral research requirement. Action research methodology is strategically embedded throughout your coursework, allowing you to immediately apply what you’ve learned to real-world scenarios.

PhD Programs

At Bradley, our online Ed.D. program separates itself from other online education doctoral programs by applying theory to real-world issues, selecting professors with practical experience and emphasizing social justice in education and leadership.

  • Our professors are selected for their history and practical experience in public schools and higher education, and ability to bring that expertise into the classroom.
  • The doctoral research requirement employs action research methodology within coursework.
  • An emphasis on social justice prepares graduates to identify and combat injustice for the benefit of all students within their schools.


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