Doctorate of Education
Doctorate of Education
Creating Scholar Leaders in Education
College of Education
Location: Lincoln, Omaha
Degree Type: Graduate
Doane University's Doctorate of Education (EdD) prepares scholar leaders by developing the highly specialized knowledge and skills required of modern educational leaders. This practitioner's degree has an added focus on research and its applications.
EdD graduates develop the capacity to make an impact in their professional and personal roles in the communities they serve. Graduates gain expertise, knowledge, skills and disposition to continuously engage in issues of policy, program and practice. This degree is for anyone seeking a degree as a capstone of their preparation to be an educational leader.
Doane's EdD includes 57 hours of post-graduate level coursework, seminars and stand-alone courses, culminating in a dissertation. The 30 core hours of EdD coursework are in a sequenced cadre format, similar to the Education Specialist program. We recommended your 27 post-master's specialization courses be complete before beginning core classes, but arrangements may be made for this coursework to be taken concurrently with core courses. If taken before the completion of the original master's degree, we do not count elective coursework.
Electives: 9 credit hours at the 600 level or beyond
Community & Cultures Emphasis:
Electives: 9 credit hours
or other 600+ level graduate courses
Community & Culture Certificate: 21 credit hours
Faculty & Staff
Doctorate of Education (EdD)
Professor of Practice
Master of Education (EdL)
Dean of College of Education
Academic Affairs Office
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