Walden Universitys Doctoral programs in Education is designed to match your professional interests and meet the needs of your organization. You will be expected to set your own defined learning goals and to design your own program of study. Make an impact and change the world of those around you.
Waldens Ph.D. in Education degree program incorporates a series of academic requirements, designed to ensure that you have acquired the necessary knowledge to be effective education professionals. Progress within the program will be evaluated using national standards assessments. Waldens faculty will help you master core concepts and principles, while student support services can provide additional academic, advising, and technical assistance. Gain the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact in your professional field.
The Self-Designed (Mixed-Model) specialization offers educators who are interested in pursuing an area that is not among the specializations currently offered the chance to develop their own specialization with the approval of the faculty member. Students have developed self-designed specializations in curriculum areas, such as math education, science education, art or music education, and literacy, as well as in discipline areas, such as English-language learning and urban education.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to:
Time to completion may vary 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.