Ph.D. On Campus

Interdisciplinary Educational Studies

48 months
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The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Interdisciplinary Educational Studies from Long Island University (LIU) is a research-based program designed to prepare you for a leadership role in public and private schools, from kindergarten through high school and colleges and universities. 


The Doctor of Education is the highest degree focusing on the practice of education.

Career Opportunities 

  • Graduates of the Doctoral program in Interdisciplinary Educational Studies at Long Island University (LIU) pursue careers as superintendents, principals, senior-level administrators, curriculum developers, policy analysts, and educational consultants; work in a wide variety of settings, such as public and non-public schools, state departments of education, national and state professional organizations, special education service units and private corporations; and become professors and researchers in colleges and universities.


All undergraduate and graduate programs at LIU Post are registered with the New York State Education Department and accredited by the Commission of Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. 

Programme Structure

Interdisciplinary issues that will be woven throughout the doctoral curriculum are organized in the following categories:

  • Child-Centered Education 
  • Reform and Transformation in Education 
  • The Cultures of Pre-kindergarten - 16 Education 
  • Pedagogical Innovations
  • Educational Leadership in Pre-k - 16 or Higher Education Systems 
  • Educational Policy Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications for the fall cohort are accepted on a rolling basis. 




51 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Required Admissions Application
  • Application Fee 
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcript(s) from any college(s) you have attended. Photocopies or student copies are not considered official.
  • Three letters of recommendation are required. 
  • Write a statement describing your educational and professional goals and discuss what you hope to gain from doctoral study at Long Island University. 
  • Write a statement describing your primary areas of research or inquiry interest. The statement should be one to three pages in length.
  • Submit a curriculum vitae or résumé, indicating at least three years of successful teaching, leadership or equivalent experience in educational practice.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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