No Dissertation Ed.D. Programs

Just to be clear—Ed.D. programs always contain a rigorous, research-based project. In the past, this has been a traditional dissertation, just like a Ph.D. program. But in recent years, more and more schools are choosing to focus on a Dissertation in Practice (DiP) or Capstone Project. Read on to discover how these two models differ from the older framework. Or skip ahead to the listings to explore your options!

Featured Schools

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