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Lead the Change You Want to See With Walden’s Education Doctoral Programs

You have the passion and the experience to transform education in your school and district. Now it’s time to pursue the credentials to match—with Walden’s education doctoral programs. Our Doctor of Education program and our PhD program in education focus on the practical knowledge you need to drive meaningful change for your learning community.

Whether you want to make an impact as a practitioner or researcher, you can trust in Walden’s education leadership. We’re No. 1 in education professional doctoral and PhD graduates in the U.S.¹, with more than five decades of distance learning expertise.

Education Doctoral Programs

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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy

    Specialization

Research institutions of higher education from a systemic, organizational perspective. Learn how internal and external systems, politics, and policies impact institutional effectiveness, student learning and development, and the organization’s overall development and impact.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management

    Specialization

Designed for leaders across the education spectrum, from preschool through higher education. You will build upon your leadership and management abilities and learn to influence policy at local, national, and institutional levels.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy

    Specialization

Critically review the latest research to understand the complex family, cultural, societal, and developmental influences that affect child development and learning.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Early Childhood Special Education

    Specialization

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the trends and issues impacting early childhood special education today. Using real-world case-study scenarios, you engage in collaborative problem solving and investigate and implement research-based strategies to master program outcomes.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Reading, Literacy, Assessment, and Evaluation

    Specialization

Research-oriented program of study designed for educators who wish to gain expertise in best practices in reading, literacy, curriculum design and instruction, teacher professional development, and program evaluation and assessment.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - Educational Technology and Design

    Specialization

Prepare to create innovative technological solutions to learning challenges, collaborate digitally to demonstrate awareness of local and global interrelationships and diverse perspectives, and develop instructional design skills.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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PhD in Education

PhD in Education - P–20 Education (Self-Designed)

    Specialization

Personalize your online PhD in Education experience. Our innovative self-designed option gives you ultimate flexibility, allowing you to create a program of study that meets your unique interests and passions.

Next Start Dates

  • Course-Based: 10/10/2022
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