2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) 
    
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2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (December 2014) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


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“I chose to attend Walden after I had done research. Walden was the most respected for the quality of the online degree programs.”


Rubye Harrington
Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Student

 

Walden’s Ed.D. programs are designed for educators who want to continue their practice while assuming influential roles in their schools and communities. The programs are built upon five critical components: teaching and lifelong learning, research and reflective analytical thought, leadership and communication, diversity, and collaborative social change. These critical components are the basis for the programs’ learning outcomes, as students develop expertise in various areas, promoting equity and excellence.

Specializations

Degree Requirements

  • 54–60 total semester credit hours
  • Foundation course (6 sem. cr.)
  • Applied Research course (6 sem. cr.)
  • Research in Practice course (6 sem. cr.)
  • Core courses (24–30 sem. cr.)
  • Completing the Prospectus study (one semester, noncredit)
  • Doctoral study intensive (a minimum of 12 sem. cr.)
  • One 3-day academic residency
  • ePortfolio
  • Minimum 9 semesters enrollment

 

Course Sequence


The sequence of courses for this program is dependent upon the specialization. Please see the course sequence chart on each specialization page.

Program Data


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