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Doctor of Education in Applied Learning Sciences, EdD

  • Application Deadline
  • 30 months
Gain skills and credentials required to advance within the education system or in a corporate environment. The Doctor of Education in Applied Learning Sciences from University of Miami Online offers a flexible curriculum, reflective of each student’s personal and professional interests.
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Students are not required to complete a dissertation; rather students complete a cumulative project that can be applied in their workplace or within a partnership organization.


Gain skills and credentials required to progress within the education system or as a trainer in a corporate environment with this Doctor of Education in Applied Learning Sciences from University of Miami Online.

The University of Miami’s Applied Learning Sciences programs offer expert insight into the theory behind learning environments and knowledge of curriculum design that can be applied immediately to the workplace.

With an Applied Learning Sciences degree, you can reach beyond traditional educational settings. Graduates can pursue a career in formal education settings such as universities and K-12 schools with roles in curriculum development and instructional design. Unlike other post-graduate education programs, UOnline graduates can move beyond the traditional education sphere and consider professional learning design, training, organizational development roles in consultancies and training providers. Entrepreneurial graduates can look at developing learning products or technologies for education technology companies.


 The University of Miami's is accredited by  the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and 23 other professional accrediting agencies.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 30 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to the learning sciences
  • Human learning
  • Assessment of human and organizational learning
  • Organizational learning
  • Design of online learning environments
  • Design of formal learning environments
  • Design of workplace related learning
  • Affective, relational and cultural factors and processes in learning
  • Introduction to research in teaching and learning
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Quantitative research methods

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

  • A copy of your transcripts from all academic institutions attended
  • Your Graduate Record Examinations (GRE). GMAT, LSAT, MCAT exam results may also be accepted.
  • Most recent resume
  • Personal statement: one-page detailing your interest in the program in relation to your professional background and career aspirations
  • International students who do not hold an undergraduate degree from the U.S. must also submit their Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    2030 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2030 USD per credit and a duration of 30 months.
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