This customizable Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology degree at the American College of Education is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

About

The Doctor of Education in Instructional Technology degree at the American College of Education provides an in-depth approach to research-based methods of instructional technology methods for a wide range of educational fields. The degree emphasizes the use of theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology to meet the needs of diverse populations of learners. 

Students completing the Ed.D. will gain experience as a scholar practitioner with the necessary skills to utilize innovative Instructional Technology methods relevant to current educational needs in a variety of professional settings. The Ed.D. includes a second area of specialization which provides students with 18 graduate credit hours in a focus of study. 

Key Features

  • Tailored Dissertation Approach

Designed to provide support when doctoral students need it the most: during the dissertation. You’ll complete the dissertation in a structured, faculty-supported course sequence.

  • Customizable

 Choose from nearly a dozen Focus of Study options so you can tailor your program to your individual career goals.

  • Accelerated Completion

Students who have an Ed.S. degree or are all-but-dissertation (ABD) can complete their Ed.D. degree in 37 semester credits.

  • Flexible

 Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    64 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Scholarly Writing and Research Strategies
  •  Research Methods
  •  Applied Statistics
  •  Quantitative Research Designs
  •  Qualitative Research Designs
  • Research Concept Paper
  • Research Methodology
  • Literature Review

Lecturers

Dr. Cathy McKay spent most of her professional career in the K-12 context. As she taught in both public and private schools, she worked with many educators on a variety of projects including process improvement, standard test readiness, and alternative educational opportunities. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Transcript showing Masters' or doctoral level
  • Minimum grade point average 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for full admission
  • Provisional admission is not permitted
  • Submit a current curriculum vitae (preferred) or resume
  • Submit a goal statement, demonstrating a clear expression of purpose and anticipated personal and professional goals
  • Complete an Interview

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23934 USD/full
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  • National

    23934 USD/full
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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