• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 40 months
    Duration
Do you aspire to drive transformative educational change in your institution and community? Designed for practitioners and administrators from P-12 to higher education, Walden University’s 100% Online Doctor of Education (EdD) program offers flexibility and choices to meet your needs—even if those needs change along the way.

About

With the Lifelong Learner Pathway, students in the 100% Online EdD program and the Education Specialist (EdS) programs all take the same first-year courses. That means if you decide to switch degree paths, you don’t have to start over, which saves you time and money. You can:

  • Select a course load that is right for you.
  • Benefit from practical support, from your first course to your doctoral study or dissertation.
  • Transfer credits from prior coursework to accelerate your time to degree completion.
  • Apply research and theory to address critical issues facing today’s classrooms and communities.
Specializations 
  • Community College Leadership
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Administration and Leadership (Non-Licensure)
  • Educational Technology
  • Higher Education and Adult Learning
  • Higher Education Leadership and Management
  • Higher Education (Self-Designed)
  • Reading, Literacy, and Assessment (Non-Licensure)
  • Special Education

Accreditation

Accreditation
  • Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.
  • Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Accreditation validates that a university and its programs are rigorous and offer relevant content. Walden University’s accreditation means:

  • The quality of the institution and its programs are continually reassessed and improved.
  • Credits earned are easier to transfer than credits earned at non-accredited institutions.
When evaluating credentials, employers and universities often look for applicants who earned a degree from an accredited university.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 40 months
    • Duration description

      Program Lenght: 3.3 - 8 years depending on program intensity

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Walden’s flexibility and support put your education within reach. You will benefit from a comprehensive online learning experience that includes:

  • Convenient start dates throughout the year.
  • Orientation that prepares you for success in an online environment.
  • Ability to complete coursework when and where it is convenient for you.
  • Access to courses and materials on your smartphone or tablet.
  • Multimedia resources designed to augment student learning: videos, case studies, simulations, articles, journals, and discussion topics.
  • A global online community of faculty, students, and alumni.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Walden University's admission requirements vary by program and degree level. Walden enrollment advisors are available to help you with every step of the online application process, from deciding which program is right for you to applying for financial aid. Enrollment advisors can also explain Walden's transfer of credit policy for past educational experience.

Funding

Paying for your education can be a challenge, but Walden helps you identify the many funding options that are available to you, including scholarships, grants, and federal and private loans. You can also check with your employer to see if they offer tuition reimbursement for your courses. A Walden enrollment advisor can help you determine which funding options are available to you. Additionally, you can save time and money by transferring credits earned previously.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.