Career Outcomes at USC

What Can You Do With an EdD?

Career Outcomes

Earning your Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership online (OCL online) from the USC Rossier School of Education will prepare you for success in a variety of positions and sectors, including:

Colleges & Universities

  • Associate Professor
  • Higher Education Administrator
  • Athletic Director

Private Firms

  • Human Resources Director
  • Finance Director
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • CEO

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Manager/Executive Director
  • Planning Director
  • Chief Operating Officer

Government Organizations

  • Police Chief
  • Museum Director
  • Educational Coordinator

Career Services

The USC Career Services department is committed to helping OCL online students find the right leadership role. Our services include resume building, mock interviews, networking, job boards and more.

One-on-One Advising

You will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with a career services specialist during your time in the program.

Professional Development

OCL online students have the same access to networking events and hiring webinars as on-campus students.

Career Boards

Find your right-fit role on our robust international job board.

Valuable Tools

From resume workshops to mock interviews, you’ll get the tools you need to prepare for the next step in your career.

Our Alumni Are Leading the Way

The Trojan Family is a global community of 300,000 alumni, with robust opportunities for networking and jobs for students and graduates. You’ll find USC Rossier graduates all over the United States and around the world.

OCL online students represent
44 states & 20+ countries

Student Spotlight

“The richness of the program and the diversity and collaboration within my cohort was the most surprising. The support of the staff and faculty in the program made it clear that they want students to succeed, and the resources available to us have also been exceptional.”

Benga Agbelemose
Los Angeles, Calif.
Regional Director of Respiratory Therapy Services at Providence Health & Services

“As a senior director of an office of student affairs, I realize now more than ever that the complexities of leading and managing effectively in a university setting require an advanced education. […] It is vital for me to use evidence-based decision making and create a culture of competency, satisfaction and inclusion.”

Lauren Sullivan
Lubbock, Texas
Managing Director, Office of Student Affairs, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing

Lead the Way with an EdD

Learn more about where the OCL online program will take you.