Organizational Change and Administration, EdD (Online)

The online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Administration degree program from CBU prepares students to work in a wide variety of administrative and executive roles.

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Program Intro

The online Organizational Change and Administration, EdD program includes intensive study and practice of the necessary theories, principles and skills for transforming organizations to achieve optimal growth.

56 Units

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36 Months to Completion

*with a full-time course load

$700 +fees Cost Per Unit

*Based on current academic year. Subject to change.

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Why Earn Your EdD in Organizational Change and Administration (Online) at CBU?

Become an Equipped Leader

The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Organizational Change and Administration program includes intensive study and practice of the necessary theories, principles and skills for transforming organizations to achieve optimal growth. It is ideally suited for current organizational administrators, executives of business, or leaders in any field to expand their career path and to advance their academic and professional goals.

Pursue Your Passion

Students have the option to focus their learning and research on K-12 education, higher education, private/corporate sectors or public/non-profit sectors. The fully online EdD has no residency requirements and has a remote comprehensive experience and dissertation defense.

Gain a Biblical Foundation

Students are equipped with biblically based ethical principles and practices which emphasize character, courage and wisdom.

Learn Flexibly Online, On Your Schedule

Program Details

Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Administration degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Examine and evaluate organizational behaviors and leadership effectiveness within a wide spectrum of industries and types in order to cultivate contextual intelligence (CI).
  2. Apply previous learning as well as to conduct new ethical research with the aim of being able to apply this knowledge to address new opportunities and challenges.
  3. Examine organizational experiences, events or issues that are challenging, ambiguous or unexpected in order to enhance their leadership capabilities and navigate future challenges effectively.
  4. Communicate effectively.
  5. Enhance their relational capability through development of the four domains of EQ: self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, and relationship management.
  6. Set high standards for ethical conduct consistent with personal values, beliefs, and emotions. Students will continuously strive for lifelong learning and self-improvement, personally and professionally.
  7. Evaluate psychological factors that promote satisfaction and performance for self and others.
  8. Examine strategies for promoting innovative ideas, processes, and procedures that promote competitive advantage and organizational sustainability.
  9. Develop and enhance strategies for leveraging cultural intelligence, diversity, and inclusion.
  10. Identify, develop and enhance strategies for developing effective collaborative environments at all levels of the organization, and promote the development of future leaders.

ORG 710: New Era Organizations 

This course prepares learners for the program by studying essential research-based theories on administration and management leading up to contemporary ones.

ORG 730: Leveraging Culture and Diversity

This course prepares administrators for gaining insight into identifying the barriers that exist within organizations that mitigate opportunities for diversity and inclusion.

ORG 740: Strategy, Planning, and Change

This course focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to maintain competitive advantage and sustainability in today's dynamic organizations.

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Dirk Davis, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership

Office Phone: 951-343-3905
E-mail: ddavis@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Tyler Plaza

S. Jeannette Guignard, Ed.D.

Professor of Organizational Leadership
Director, M.A. in Leadership and M.A. in Organizational Leadership online programs

Office Phone: 951-343-2458
E-mail: jguignard@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Tyler Plaza

Is financial aid available to help pay for online programs?
Our online degrees offer a reputable and more affordable option for earning your bachelor’s, master's or doctorate degree. When pursuing an online degree, students are freed from the financial obligations that accompany some traditional degrees, such as room accommodations, gas and parking. Additionally, CBU has partnered with select employers to provide their employees with the opportunity to improve their career through their educational goals and receive a 20% tuition scholarship. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.

Are CBU's online programs accredited? 
California Baptist University (CBU), which includes all programs offered online, is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). Many prospective students are uncertain about which college degrees employers or universities will accept. This regional accreditation by WSCUC means you can be confident that your CBU degree is recognized and respected by schools and companies across the country.

What resources do I need to complete my degree online?
To complete your online degree, you will need access to a computer, Wi-Fi and a word processor like Microsoft Word. These are necessary to access the student learning system and complete your assignments. Some programs may require different resources. Check with your enrollment counselor for specific expectations upon applying for your program, or you can view additional information here.

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As you make decisions about graduate school, keep in mind the full social, spiritual and educational experience awaiting you at CBU. Here, you will be supported by professors, staff and fellow students who will help you discover your strengths and challenge you to do more than you ever thought you could. Let us equip you with the education, training and opportunities you'll need to start making a unique difference doing what you love.

Application Deadlines Fall Spring
Priority May 15 November 1
Standard August 1 December 1

Application Requirements

Career Possibilities

  • Business Executive
  • Educational Administrator
  • Government Manager

*Some career options may require further education.

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Next Steps

Join a growing group of accomplished alumni who earned their degree while balancing career and family goals. To begin your journey at California Baptist University and connect with your God-given calling, request more information or apply today!