Waldens Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) offers educational professionals a chance to develop their skills as effective leaders and apply current theory and practices in a variety of educational settings. Prepare for academic positions including teachers, principals, superintendents, college instructors, and similar roles that require strong decision-making and leadership skills.
Choose from relevant specializations to further define your career focus. Benefit from the flexibility of online courses the highly-collaborative learning community in which educators from all parts of the world share their experiences.
Continue your present practice while assuming influential roles in your community. The programs focus on: teaching and lifelong learning, research and reflective analytical thought, leadership and communication, diversity, and collaborative social change. Develop expertise in various areas, promoting equity and excellence.
Programs that are focused on practice instead of research, your coursework will culminate with a doctoral study. Do rigorous work that makes an original contribution to your field and create practical solutions.
The Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning specialization incorporates a series of academic requirements designed to ensure that educators have acquired the necessary competencies and expertise to be more effective. Progress within the program will be evaluated using assessments that align with national professional standards. Master core concepts and principles, while student support services can provide additional academic, advising, and technical assistance. Successful advancement certifies that students have the knowledge, skills, and professional dispositions to make a positive impact in their community.
Focus on building a collaborative organizationa new and innovative model in administrator leadership.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to:
Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.
Each university in the Unites States of America sets its own admission standards so there isn't the same criteria for all the students and the university can decide which applicants meet those standards. The fee for each application is between $35 to $100.
After the selections of the universities you want to attend, the best of all would be to contact each university for an application form and more admission information for the international students. Moreover, for a graduate or postgraduate program it's necessary to verify the admission requirements. Some programs require that you send your application directly to their department.
Admissions decisions are based on students's academic record and different test scores, such as TOEFL, the SAT or ACT (for undergraduate programs) and GRE or GMAT (for graduate programs). Admission decision is based on your academic results and motivation.
Admission requirements for Waldens programs vary but generally include the following:
At least 3 year(s) of work experience is required.
Three years of related professional or academic experience.
The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)-accredited college, is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness and improving student achievement.