EdD Online: Forward Starts Here

EdD in Learning and Organizational Change (Online)

Carnegie logoBaylor EdD in Learning and Organizational Change is a 2022 winner of the Program of the Year Award from CPED, the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, which noted the program's innovation, social justice pursuits, diversity of faculty and students, and preparation of scholarly practitioners to lead change initiatives that promote equity. READ MORE.

Forward Starts Here

Today’s organizations evolve at the hands of leaders prepared to champion systemic change across schools, government agencies, businesses, and private organizations.

Baylor University’s Doctor of Education in Learning and Organizational Change (EdD) online program was built to empower experienced professionals and industry leaders to shape the learning experience in any setting.

Through a combination of interactive coursework, collaborative group activities, and face-to-face online classes, graduates emerge prepared to

  • address cross-functional challenges,
  • identify and implement growth opportunities, and
  • foster effective learning environments based on data-driven processes.

Ready to take the next step? Request information today to learn more about the EdD online program from Baylor.


EdD LOC Curriculum Overview
  • 54 credit hour program
  • 36 months to complete the program
  • 2 immersions

Designed and led by award-winning faculty, courses are practitioner-oriented and will prepare students to become transformative leaders with expertise in curriculum, organizational change, and teaching and learning.

The program consists of:

  • learning foundations courses
  • organizational change courses
  • research methods courses
  • Problem of Practice (PoP) dissertation 

Two in-person immersions (circumstances permitting) serve as dedicated opportunities for students to apply newly acquired skills learned in the virtual classroom to their vocation. During this valuable time on Baylor’s campus, students also will start to conceive and develop their industry-based PoP dissertation.

Admissions Overview

Baylor’s School of Education maintains the same admissions standards for the online programs as it does for the on-campus programs. Successful applicants possess backgrounds that demonstrate an ability to excel in a doctoral program and a strong desire to have a positive impact in their field.

The EdD online program starts three times per year — in January, May, and August. The admissions team accepts and reviews applications year-round on a rolling basis.

To be considered for the EdD online program, applicants must hold a master’s degree with a GPA that demonstrates strong academic success, which is typically 3.5 or higher.

  • Master’s Degree Required
  • No GRE Required

Apply to Baylor’s EdD Online in Learning and Organizational Change

Baylor’s EdD online gives students the ability to earn their doctorate online and take on a more influential role in shaping the learning experience in their community, school system, or organization.

Designed for working professionals, this flexible online program enables students to maintain current responsibilities while earning their degree in 36 months or on a flexible schedule.

Great leaders move their organizations forward. Apply today to begin your Baylor EdD online journey.


Dr. Laila Sanguras, Graduate Program Director
Cece Lively, EdD Assistant Program Director 

Carnegie logoBaylor University School of Education is a member of the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate, which is the knowledge forum on the EdD. It has a membership of over 100 schools of education in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand working collaboratively to improve professional preparation in education at the highest level.

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