The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (K-12 Administration) at Washington State University is designed to prepare practitioner-scholars for leadership roles in education. The program blends theory and practice, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the issues important to practicing educational leaders while also developing their research capabilities. The curriculum combines coursework from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, and policy studies, allowing students to develop an interdisciplinary perspective on educational leadership. Through laboratory work and dissertation research projects, students will gain hands-on experience applying their knowledge to real-world problems. Graduates of this program will be well prepared for careers as administrators or professors in K-12 schools or universities, leading their communities with the skills and knowledge to develop innovative solutions for contemporary challenges in education.