Doctor of Education (EdD)
School of Public Service and Education
The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree program provides practicing professionals the opportunity to further develop their skills and demonstrate proficiency in the essential competency areas of their discipline. The program emphasizes creative and critical thinking and practical application of inquiry, research, leadership, cultural competency, and collaboration skills. The program prepares successful graduates to excel as effective strategists, problem solvers, and change managers in their chosen fields. Learners complete a doctoral project focusing on an applied improvement project to meet the needs of an organization of their choice, with key deliverables embedded across a number of courses in the program.