Online Learning Success
Why choose Walden’s online Doctor of Education program?
Lead the way forward. Earn the degree that will help you become a more effective, influential leader in P–12, early childhood, special education, higher education, or other learning environments.
Engage in actionable learning with Grand City, an interactive, multimedia simulation.
Choose from 12 EdD specializations.
Get personalized support when you need it from research coaches and peer mentors.
Next Start Date: November 29, 2021
Transfer Credits: Up to 39 credits
Take the next step. We are here to help. Fill out the form and we will contact you to provide information about furthering your education.
We offer additional services to EdD students to help you achieve your goals while balancing work, life, and other priorities.Benefit from customized registration, doctoral support podcasts, virtual check-in groups, and accommodating faculty. To support family needs, residencies for this program are held in family-friendly locations such as Orlando and Anaheim, California.
Walden's EdD program is designed for educators, by educators. The program's learning outcomes are built upon five critical components:
As you develop expertise in these areas, you will learn how to promote equity and excellence as you prepare to assume an influential role in your school and/or community.
A Personalized Guide to Completing Your Doctorate
Earning your online Doctor of Education (EdD) requires commitment, perseverance, and hard work. You can do it, and Walden is here to help—with our Doctoral Degree Coach™.
Depending on your specialization, earning your EdD can prepare you to pursue professional, academic, administrative, research, or clinical positions in:*
A master's degree or higher is required for entrance into this program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.
Your enrollment specialist will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.
Tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education. Get in touch with a Walden Enrollment Specialist today at 855-203-5779, to learn more about tuition costs for this program and financial aid options.Walden’s Enrollment Specialists are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education.
"I am a first-generation college graduate. By earning my degree, I’ve set a positive example for my son. I know I’ve shown him that he can do anything."
Note on teacher licensure or certification: This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
Prospective Alabama students: State authorization to provide a program related to the preparation of teachers or other P–12 school/system personnel does not indicate eligibility for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate. Applicants who complete an educator preparation program at a non-Alabama institution must apply for an Alabama professional educator or professional leadership certificate through the Alabama Certificate Reciprocity Approach. Current requirements may be found at www.alsde.edu.
ONGOING MILITARY OFFER:
A 15% tuition reduction for servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and their spouses.*
*A 15% tuition reduction is available to new students who are servicemembers, veterans of the U.S. armed forces, or employees of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). This tuition reduction is also available if you are a spouse of a servicemember, veteran, or employee of the VA. This tuition reduction cannot be retroactively applied. Tuition reductions are applicable to tuition only and do not apply toward books, materials, and other supplies or fees needed for a course.
Walden may change the tuition reduction offered hereunder at any time, but such change will not affect the tuition reduction for students who are currently enrolled at Walden and using the existing tuition reduction. All tuition reductions, grants, or scholarships are subject to specific eligibility requirements. Contact a Walden University Enrollment Specialist for details.Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, https://www.hlcommission.org/.