• This program is 60 credits (48 if you have an SBL/SDL certificate) at $838 per credit.
  • No GRE required
  • 2-3 year, 48-60 credit program, with 2 short residency requirements in the NYC area
  • Estimated cost per credit for the 2021-22 academic year is $838
  • There is a one-time technology fee of $50, and a one-time graduation fee of $65.
  • If you proceed normally with your cohort, your tuition is frozen at the starting price.
  • If you have an SBL, you can finish the program in 48 credits and about 2 years
  • Please note, you cannot obtain your SBL or SDL through this program. If you would like your SBL or SDL, you must earn your SBL or SDL  first through a NY State-approved institution, and then you may transfer up to 12 credits in. For information on earning your SBL or SDL please visit 

Prospective students must:

  • Hold a master’s degree from an accredited university
  • Have earned a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in one’s master’s coursework. Lower GPA will be considered on an individual basis.

Ed.D. Admission Process:

  • Online application — fill out the form below for access. We will send you the link.
  • Official transcripts from a regionally accredited institution or institutions that awarded your master’s degree and any post-master’s credits
    • Please mail transcripts to:
      Concordia Wisconsin Campus
      12800 N Lake Shore Drive
      Mequon, WI 53097
  • Letter of Intent (no more than two pages) providing evidence for consideration to be admitted to the LICI program. The Letter of Intent should focus on leadership, innovation and continuous improvement as well as reasons for choosing CU and one’s commitment to degree completion.
  • Example of scholarly writing from graduate-level courses or other work
  • Resume or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation from professional sources.
  • Students may be asked to schedule an interview with the LICI admissions sub-committee.

Fill out this form to get the application link: