UNC-Chapel Hill + 2U | Ed.D. in organizational leadership

The new doctorate is Carolina’s sixth online degree to launch with 2U.

CHAPEL HILL, NC, and LANHAM, Md. – February 1, 2023 – The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) and 2U, Inc. (Nasdaq: TWOU), the parent company of the leading global platform edX online learning program, have partnered to create a new online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Organizational Leadership.

The three-year program, available through the UNC School of Education, is Carolina’s sixth online degree developed with 2U. It is designed for working professionals with leadership experience who are motivated to effect systemic and lasting change in schools, government agencies, businesses, and private organizations. Students who earn the degree will be able to apply a wide range of strategies, theories, and skills to lead organizations to learn and improve, as well as become more inclusive and effective.

“Our commitment to providing flexible, high-quality programming to meet the learning needs and career aspirations of professionals – throughout life – is a core part of Carolina’s educational mission,” said Fouad Abd- El-Khalick, dean of the UNC School of Education. “We work with 2U to achieve this mission by delivering rigorous, top-notch online programs with exceptional results. We can’t wait to launch the new Ed.D. program and give learners the opportunity to have a significant impact on their organization. »

Carolina’s partnership with 2U includes a variety of graduate programs and online boot camps available through her Kenan-Flagler Business School, Gillings School of Global Public Health, School of Government, School of Data Science and Society and , now, School of Education. The University recently announcement the launch of an online Master in Applied Data Science, available through the School of Data Science and Society.

“2U has worked closely with Carolina for 12 years to evolve its university-wide digital learning strategy,” said Andrew Hermalyn, 2U’s president of partnerships. “We are thrilled to launch the Ed.D. program and continue to collaborate to help learners around the world access a world-class education in Carolina.

Pending the required approvals, the new Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership could potentially accept applications for fall 2023, with classes beginning in spring 2024. To learn more about all of Carolina’s online offerings, visit online.unc.edu.


About the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the nation’s first public university, is a global leader in higher education known for its innovative teaching, research, and public service. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, Carolina consistently ranks as the best value for academic quality in American public higher education. Now in its third century, the University offers 77 bachelor’s programs, 112 master’s programs, 66 doctoral programs and seven professional degree programs in 15 schools, including the College of Arts and Sciences. Every day, faculty, staff, and students shape their teaching, research, and public service to meet North Carolina’s most pressing needs in every region and in all 100 counties. Nearly 356,000 Carolina alumni live in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, U.S. territories, and 161 countries. Nearly 193,000 live in North Carolina.

About 2U (Nasdaq: TWOU):

As the parent company of edX, a leading global online learning platform, 2U provides over 46 million learners with access to world-class education in partnership with over 230 colleges, universities and businesses. Our people and technology power over 4,000 digital education offerings – from free courses to full degrees – and help unlock human potential. For more information: visit 2U.com.

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