Careers for Exceptional Leaders
One of the best ways to advance your career is to demonstrate your leadership capabilities. Cultivating your leadership skills can have a significant impact on your career advancement opportunities and lifetime earning potential. You can read books on leadership development and attend leadership development seminars, but the best way to develop high-level leadership skills is with careful studies, hands-on training, and real-world practice. Creighton University’s online doctorate in leadership delivers all three.
Cultivate your leadership skills in a program that integrates practice and insights from experienced faculty and high-achieving peers. With Creighton University’s online Doctoral Program in Interdisciplinary Leadership you will be prepared for a leadership position in nearly any industry. Some examples of our current students’ fields and titles include:
Business and Organizational Leadership
- Chief Financial Officer
- Director of Human Resources
- Director of Project Management
- Insurance Executive
- Sales Executive
Criminal Justice and Military Leadership
- Chief of Staff
- Fire Chief
- Flight Commander
- Intelligence Analyst
- Major General
- Director of Student Services
- University President
Health Care Leadership
- Emergency Management Executive
- Director of Nursing
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant
- Registered Nurse Educator
Human Services and Nonprofit Leadership
- Director of Social Services
- Executive Director of Program Development
- Social Worker
- Director of Youth Ministry
- Jesuit Priest
- Religious Director
Apply Your Expertise
The demand for skilled leaders in these disciplines is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, providing many opportunities for graduates of the Doctorate in Leadership program to champion change in their organizations. Here are some important facts and figures regarding the career outlook for leadership experts.
- By 2022, medical and healthcare manager jobs are expected to rise by 23%1 as the industry works to meet the needs of an aging population and implement changes in government policy.
- Within postsecondary education, where student enrollment figures continue to climb, instructor positions are projected to increase by 19%2 with administrative positions following closely at a 15%3 anticipated gain. Students interested in becoming K-12 Administrators can complete additional coursework to earn their Superintendent certification. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average salary for education administrators was $91,780 in 2014.
- The need for top business executives is estimated to increase by 11%.4 Those leaders with a Doctorate in Interdisciplinary Leadership from Creighton University will be best equipped to rise to the top and guide their teams to success.
Evolve Your Leadership
Develop the top leadership qualities needed to advance your career. To learn more about Creighton’s online doctorate in leadership program, request information or call 866.717.6365 to speak with a Program Manager.
1Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, accessed 1/6/2015, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/medical-and-health-services-managers.htm
2Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, accessed 1/6/2015, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/education-training-and-library/postsecondary-teachers.htm
3Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, accessed 1/6/2015, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/postsecondary-education-administrators.htm
4Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, accessed 1/6/2015, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/top-executives.htm