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Program Director's Welcome

Image of Dr. Charles RussoWelcome to the University of Dayton's website for our Ph.D. in Educational Leadership!

The University of Dayton’s Ph.D. program in Educational Leadership prepares students to serve as administrators, faculty members and researchers. Our fully accredited program has concentrations in K-12 school administration and higher education administration. Many of our faculty members are former administrators and all are actively engaged in research and other scholarly endeavors.

The University of Dayton is a member of the University Council of Educational Administration, a prestigious group of research institutions offering doctoral programs in educational leadership.

Please feel free to contact me at or 937-229-3722. I look forward to speaking with you and to the prospect of our working together. 

Charles J. Russo, J.D., Ed.D.
Director, Doctor in Educational Leadership Program