Ed.D. Program

Doctor of Education

Live Online & In-Person

​Offering two tracks, this unique program blends the best of classical thought and wisdom with modern educational and leadership theory. For those seeking leadership roles in K-12 and higher education, business related fields, medical education, and non-profit and religious education, this program grounds practical action in virtue and tradition.

UST’s EDD program is rooted in a Christian vision as oriented toward goodness, truth, and beauty. Notions of justice and service flow from this, and this understanding is carried into all the leadership courses and training, merging with the best of modern leadership theory, which has begun to discover for itself precisely the enduring value of classical thought.


  • For leadership in K-12 education
  • Rooted in a Christian understanding of the human person
  • Live online and in-person classes


  • For leadership in medical, religious, prison, non-profit, government, business-related and higher education
  • Grounded in virtue and integrity in leadership
  • Live online and in-person classes

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Ready to take the next step to achieving the goals you’re passionate about? Request more info today to receive the information and support you need to move forward at UST in Houston.

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Kimberly Pursch, Ed.D. ’19
Assistant Superintendent of Stewardship - Catholic Schools Office, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

I look back on when we all started that very first day of class and think about how, as a cohort, we all went through different changes in our lives together, and at the same time we developed as researchers.

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