How to Become a Professor

Thinking of applying for an academic role? Find out what type of professor you wish to become. Learn more about the requirements for Ed.D. faculty jobs—you can skip to your chosen title to find specific info on each position (e.g. Professor of Higher Education). Dig into recent data on professor salaries in education fields and discover which positions pay the most. Or use our step-by-step guide on how to become a professor to plan your career path.

Featured Schools

School Name Program Name More Info
Baylor University Online Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Learning and Organizational Change program website
Vanderbilt University Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership and Learning in Organizations program website
University of Dayton Online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership for Organizations program website
University of Southern California Online Doctor of Education in Organizational Change and Leadership (not designed for K-12 educators) program website
Capella University Online EdD (specializations: Adult Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Performance Improvement Leadership, Reading and Literacy) or PhD in Education (specializations in Leadership for Higher Education, Leadership in Educational Administration, Nursing Education) program website
Capella University Online EdS in School Psychology program website
Campbellsville University Ed. Specialist of Educational Administration (Principal, Supervisor of Instruction and DPP) program website
Campbellsville University Ed. Specialist of Educational Administration (Supervisor of Instruction, DPP, and Superintendent) program website
Arkansas State University Online Ed.D in Educational Leadership program website
University of Louisiana-Monroe Online Doctor of Education - Curriculum and Instruction program website
St. Thomas University Online Doctor of Education in Leadership and Innovation program website
University of West Alabama Online Ed.D. in Rural Education program website
Liberty University Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction program website
Fairleigh Dickinson University Online Ed.D. in Higher Education program website
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