The Doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service provides advanced study in leadership that prepares you to make significant contributions to your organization and community. The program is designed for professions with present or emerging leadership responsibilities in a variety of learning communities: universities, colleges, business and industry, health care institutions, community organizations, social services, unions, libraries, government agencies, vocational education, staff training programs, consulting organizations, international agencies, as well as K-12 public, private and parochial schools. You and other participants will share a common interest in leadership and may use your own work site as a focus of graduate study. In essence, the program is designed to facilitate the development of effective leaders across a broad community.
The program is a natural extension of our commitment to live and promote the Franciscan values of making peace, creating a caring community, showing compassion and reverencing all of creation. More specifically, the program involves the entire Stritch community in preparing men and women with leadership skills, cutting-edge knowledge and community-based opportunities to exercise responsible leadership in their organizations and communities.
The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.