Choosing a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Degree

Clearly, if you are looking at getting a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree, a healthy amount of school is already under your belt. There's no question that pursuing an Ed.D. will be a big commitment, but is it the right commitment for you? The following page is a deep dive on the purpose, structure and components of an Ed.D. It also explains how a Doctor of Education differs from a Ph.D. and Ed.S. so you can know which route you should consider. And if you know the Ed.D. is right for you then use the links below to browse programs.

Featured Schools

School Name Program Name More Info
Capella University Online PhD or EdD in Education program website
Grand Canyon University Online Ed.D. Program program website
Vanderbilt University Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Leadership and Learning in Organizations program website
Fairleigh Dickinson University Online Ed.D. in Higher Education program website
University of Dayton Online Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership for Organizations program website
Baylor University Online Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Learning and Organizational Change program website
University of West Alabama Online Ed.D. in Rural Education program website
D'Youville College Online Ed.D. in Health Professions Education program website