MNU and ONU Doctor of Education Partnership

Program at a Glance

Format: Classes meet one Saturday per month at MNU, plus an 8-day residency at ONU during each of the 3 summers of the program

Program Length: 36 months

Credit Hours: 48 credit hours of study, 12 credit hours of dissertation

Location: Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL and MidAmerica Nazarene University, Olathe, KS

Typical Candidate: Working professional who desire to become an exemplary leader in their profession

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MidAmerica Nazarene University School of Professional & Graduate Studies

MidAmerica Nazarene University and Olivet Nazarene University Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership Partnership program

Take your education to the next level. MidAmerica Nazarene University's Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership partnership with Olivet Nazarene University is designed for working professionals looking to lead in their given profession.

With a stimulating and challenging course of study focusing on ethical leadership, combine current research with real world experience to provide relevant and rigorous higher learning. You will be challenged to become a positive leader.

Program Format

The design, format and focus of the program are geared toward the working professionals and lifelong learners. The instructional delivery system includes lectures, group work, technology, presentation and extended time beyond actual class meetings. You will participate with faculty and cohort members in scholarly and innovative activities. Mandatory class sessions meet one Saturday per month on MidAmerica Nazarene University's Olathe campus. An on-campus residency period at Olivet Nazarene University is also required during the three summers of the program.

Admissions Requirements

Admission into the partnership program requires:

  • an official transcript showing your master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • a two-page résumé
  • the GRE or equivalent
  • an interview
  • a writing-on-demand exercise

The Ed.D. curriculum must be successfully completed with a GPA of 3.5 or above for graduation.

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Contact Us

MNU Site
13563 South Mur-Len Rd.
Olathe, KS 66062
Phone: 913.971.3877

ONU Site
One University Avenue
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Phone: 877-965-4838


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