Walden’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program is designed to improve your scholarship and research skills so you can improve student learning at the classroom and school levels, helping you change your world and the world of others.
Walden’s Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is the degree of choice for educational professionals who wish to develop their skills as effective leaders and apply current theory and practices in a variety of educational settings. The specialized coursework inherent in the program is designed to prepare practitioners in academic positions including teachers, principals, superintendents, college instructors, and similar roles that call for strong decision-making and leadership skills. Students choose from nine relevant specializations to further define their focus.
The unique learning format offered by Walden combines the flexibility of online courses with a face-to-face residency which is held at a key learning interval during the program. Additionally, students benefit from the highly-collaborative online learning community in which educators from all parts of the world share their experiences.
Prospective students who wish to pursue their doctoral degree in Education but prefer to focus their careers on research-based applications, are encouraged to inquire about Walden’s Ph.D. in Education.
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