Program Specific Competency Goals

With successful completion of the Clarkson College Doctor in Healthcare Education & Leadership (Ed.D.) program, students will be prepared to:

  • Create educational and leadership strategies to meet the needs of diverse constituents.  (Diversity)**
  • Engage in interdisciplinary communication, analysis and problem solving that reflects applied research best practice. (Communication)**
  • Implement assessment and evaluation strategies using information technology to improve learning, productivity and professional practice. (Technology)**
  • Synthesize knowledge of educational and leadership theory, management skills, leadership strategies and data to transform organizations and educational institutions. (Critical Thinking)**
  • Integrate ethical, legal and professional principles into decision making in the organizational and educational leadership setting. (Professional Behavior)**

**Categories denoted in the parentheses represent relationship to the Clarkson College student success skills, which are the institutional student learning outcomes and include communication, technology, critical thinking, diversity and professionalism. 


Performance Outcomes

  2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, no Board exams for Doctorate in Healthcare Education and Leadership N/A N/A N/A
Graduation Rate* N/A N/A 56%
Job Placement/Employment Rate** 100% 100% 100%

* Students are tracked through degree completion (5 years). The EdD program began in Fall 2013 and most students complete the degree on a part-time basis.

** Employment rates are obtained from graduate surveys, employer surveys, and direct communication with graduates.