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: TBD
Transfer Credits: Up to 39 credits
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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.
Earn your EdS and develop specialized skills that can help you take your career further. Earn an advanced degree at a lower cost than it takes to get a doctoral degree. Make a positive impact on student learning achievement.
Impact education at a higher level. Expand your network with a thriving community of education leaders. Choose one of 11 specializations to align your coursework with your professional passions and goals.
Starting at $605 per credit
The university of choice for 130+ state teachers of the year
Grants of up to $5k available
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.
Walden University is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, from April 2019 through June 2026. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. CAEP is the only recognized national accreditor for educator preparation, promoting excellence in educator preparation through quality assurance and continuous improvement. Walden University earned CAEP accreditation by meeting rigorous national standards and demonstrating excellence in the areas of content and pedagogy, clinical experiences, selectivity, program impact, and capacity for continuous improvement.
"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."
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/.