Online Doctorates in Education

Online Doctorate Programs Found:

ARWU Rank:
 7
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Oxford
Established: 1096
Country: UK
Part-time
Online Doctorate Program Name:
DPhil in Continuing Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Required to attend for at least 30 days per year.
The Department for Continuing Education offers part-time DPhil programmes in a number of specific subjects but we admit doctoral students in other areas where we can provide appropriate supervision and research training. Such students are admitted to our DPhil in Continuing Education programme. The designation ‘Continuing Education' is used for administrative purposes, and does not affect subject content or appear on the degree certificate.
Length: 4 to 8 years
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 8
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Columbia University
Established: 1754
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ed.D. degree in Nursing Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Doctor of Education in Nursing Education is designed for nurses with masters degrees who want to become nurse educators in either academic or staff development settings. The program fosters deep collaboration among students and faculty to maximize preparation for educator roles. Also, the program features a unique collaborative approach to dissertation design and development.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 16
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University College London
Established: 1826
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Education PhD
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) offers world-leading doctoral programmes in education and related social sciences. Our Education (Online) MPhil/PhD students undertake their research project, working closely with their supervisor(s) to develop each stage of their research, and can undertake a tailored programme of modules and activities.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £3380 annually
Out-of-State: £8020 annually
ARWU Rank:
 18
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Johns Hopkins University
Established: 1876
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: 3-day summer residencies.
The program, designed to prepare an exceptional corps of practitioner-scholars, both nationally and internationally, sets the bar for transformational leadership in education through scholarship, professional development and networking with educational leaders and researchers representing a variety of backgrounds and interests. Online delivery allows candidates to address a Problem of Practice particular to the educational environment they occupy, wherever they are in the world.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $1422 per credit
Out-of-State: $1422 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 88
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Florida
Established: 1853
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Curriculum, Teaching, and Teacher Instruction (Ed.D.)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: A week-long on-campus experiences every summer during the first 3 summers. One day each for qualifying exams and then dissertation defense.
The Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Curriculum, Teaching and Teacher Education (CTTE) is made specifically for the practicing educator. Working together within a community of practice, you will tackle your school’s problems while learning through theory and research to inform your teaching. Your work will be focused on positive, practical changes. Your colleagues, students, and your school will all benefit as a result.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $527.66 per credit
Out-of-State: $631.19 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 88
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Florida
Established: 1853
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Educational Technology (Ed.D.)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Three required campus-based experiences, the first of which is a 2-day orientation in the first semester, followed by 4-day summer sessions at the end of the first and second year.
The Ed.D. (Doctorate in Education) in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on Educational Technology at the University of Florida is designed for those aiming to be researching professionals: Professionals who conduct research related to educational technology in educational environments.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: $448.73 per credit
Out-of-State: $448.73 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Indiana University Bloomington
Established: 1820
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Instructional Systems Technology, Ed.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Required to attend at least one IST Colloquium or IST conference on campus.
The doctoral program in Instructional Systems Technology (IST) is designed for individuals seeking to be practitioners in instructional design and human performance improvement. The program prepares students to bridge the gap between research and practice in instructional systems technology, a broad field that includes instructional technology, educational technology, instructional design, performance technology, and workplace learning and performance improvement.
Length: 3 to 7 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $494.06 per credit
Out-of-State: $579.07 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Indiana University Bloomington
Established: 1820
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, Ed.D.
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Required to participate in at least one conference.
The Ed.D. in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education prepares literacy and language practitioners for leadership positions in the field. It provides an unparalleled environment for continual learning with colleagues who share your passion. The program features a holistic and integrative focus on preparing practitioner leaders in literacy and language to better understand and address 21st-century issues and challenges.
Length: 3 to 7 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $494.06 per credit
Out-of-State: $579.07 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Texas A&M University
Established: 1876
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: "Required to attend periodic face to face orientations. Before the commencement and then during the summers of the second and third years of the program. "
The Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) prepares leaders in P–12 public and private education to be accomplished in providing direction in curriculum, instruction and instructional assessment. The program requires a minimum of 64 semester credit hours beyond the master's degree, all of which will be presented through a Web-based delivery system in a cohort structure. Estimated completion time in four years.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: 3.3+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 101-150
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
The University of Glasgow
Established: 1451
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctorate in Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Six core courses each lasting one semester and each with one weekend in Glasgow.
This online distance learning programme offers a professionally relevant and academically rigorous opportunity for advanced study in education. The programme is designed for professionals at all levels in education, training and development, and in education-related fields. The Doctorate is comparable to a PhD in terms of scale and rigour. It differs in that it provides a structured programme of advanced study that is relevant to your profession and focused on the inter-relationship of research, policy and practice.
Length: 60 months
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: £3,203 per year
Out-of-State: £6,915 per year
ARWU Rank:
 151-200
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Oregon State University
Established: 1858
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Adult and Higher Education (Ph.D.)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Intensive one-week course during the summer at OSU's main campus in Corvallis, Oregon.
Oregon State University's Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program in Adult and Higher Education prepares post-secondary education professionals for leadership roles in four-year universities, community colleges and similar institutions. Effective leadership is a combination of management, vision and commitment to the mission of higher education institutions. This degree program, offered by Oregon State University's College of Education and delivered through OSU Ecampus, is grounded in OSU’s commitment to developing tomorrow’s leaders with the principle that leadership can be learned and enhanced.
Length: 3 to 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $557 per credit
Out-of-State: $557 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 151-200
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Oregon State University
Established: 1858
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ph.D. in Counseling
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Face-to-face classes occur only twice each quarter in a Friday through Saturday block in Wilsonville, Oregon.
The Ph.D. in Counseling program prepares students to work as advanced practitioners, clinical supervisors and counselor educators in clinical and academic settings. The program emphasizes student contribution to the counseling profession through research while understanding and addressing the societal changes of today's communities. OSU's program is CACREP-accredited and aims to prepare graduates to be leaders and advocates for change. This doctorate program is offered by the Oregon State University College of Education and online courses are delivered by OSU Ecampus.
Length: 3 to 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $557 per credit
Out-of-State: $557 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 151-200
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Established: 1839
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Educational Studies
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Six credit hours of coursework must be in-residence, on-campus, as approved by your adviser. These are typically completed as one week in-residence sessions during the summer.
This blended program is designed to prepare you for a scholarly position as faculty in education leadership and higher education or for positions that require knowledge of educational leadership and/or higher education and extensive research preparation.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $346.00 per credit
Out-of-State: $700.00 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 151-200
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Established: 1839
Country: United States
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
EdD in Educational Studies
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
This fully online Ed.D. program in educational leadership is designed to prepare you for professional practice and to help you develop the leadership and analytical skills needed to confront difficult problems of practice in P-20 education, higher education, community colleges, or other educational institutions. This program is for you if you have a master's degree and aspire to hold an administrative position other than P-12 administration. The degree is ideal if you intend to pursue or continue a career as a practicing administrator in an education or related organization. The program benefits practitioners working in P-20 educational settings, higher education, community colleges or other education related organizations throughout the world.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: 3.0+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $346.00 per credit
Out-of-State: $700.00 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Northeastern University (Boston)
Established: 1898
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Students attend one week of residency in their first year and one week in their second year during the summer in Boston.
Northeastern University's Doctor of Education (EdD) program prepares today's educators with the advanced skills and knowledge they need to develop solutions to the various challenges their organizations face now and into the future. Transforming the educational landscape is our mission. With our online curriculum, doctoral students the world over are able to pursue the issues they’re passionate about and effect meaningful change to their communities, without having to leave them.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: N/A
In-State: $767.00 per credit
Out-of-State: $767.00 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University at Buffalo, the State University of New York
Established: 1846
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning, PhD
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning (CISL) is a multidisciplinary doctoral degree program that focuses on addressing practical educational problems through research in diverse contexts for learning and teaching. While educational programs in Curriculum and Instruction are common, our program stands out by emphasizing the Science of Learning, a 21st century approach to developing evidenced-based practice through design research. In design research, we implement innovative practice/curriculum, study the effects, and improve the implementation for further study. The field emerged out of new technological innovations but has expanded to include diverse interdisciplinary formations to create educational solutions.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Missouri - Columbia
Established: 1839
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Art Education (PhD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Must complete at least three consecutive semesters on campus.
A doctorate in art education from MU can help you expand your teaching skills and develop an expertise in conceptualizing, conducting and reporting current research topics. If you want to advance your career in college-level teaching, research or leadership, this may be the degree for you.
Length: Up to 8 years
Required GPA: 3.2+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $416.49 per credit
Out-of-State: $416.49 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 201-300
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of York
Established: 1963
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Some residency requirements.
The PhD in Education is designed to enhance specialised knowledge through academic study and research. The programme is suitable for teacher educators. The course focuses on practice and aims to help students to achieve a critical understanding of teaching theories and to obtain solid grounding in research methodology appropriate for conducting research projects in their professional contexts.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Lancaster University
Established: 1964
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Two four-day residential meetings.
This structured part-time Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technology Enhanced Learning leads to a PhD. The programme combines a limited number of face-to-face residential meetings with carefully designed 'online' learning activities and peer collaboration. It is available to anyone in the world wishing to develop their e-learning research and practice. This PhD doctoral programme is designed specifically for people who wish to study to an advanced level and carry out a piece of research of the highest possible standard in an aspect of their professional practice.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £3,940 per year
Out-of-State: £7,040 per year
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Lancaster University
Established: 1964
Country: UK
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Education and Social Justice
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
This unique PhD in Education and Social Justice (by thesis and coursework) is a part-time structured PhD programme that is undertaken entirely online, over 4 years. It provides a well-defined and supported route to a PhD for people around the world. The programme is designed so that participants can study entirely from home and whilst in full- or part-time employment. The programme enables professionals, who are working to promote social justice in or through education, to become autonomous researchers and to gain deeper and more critical insights into their professional practice and concerns. It includes development of the capacity to undertake and write up a substantial, original research project.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £3,940 per year
Out-of-State: £7,040 per year
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Lancaster University
Established: 1964
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Educational Research - Higher Education
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Residentials at Lancaster four times a year.
This PhD in Educational Research - Higher Education is part-time structured programme that is undertaken through directed study and residential-based learning over 4 years. Participants focus on their final research thesis from the third year onwards. It is a well-established and successful route to a professional doctorate, having been delivered successfully for over 20 years. The aim of the programme is to provide an opportunity for higher education professionals to become autonomous researchers and to gain deeper and more critical insight into their own and others' professional practices and concerns.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £3,940 per year
Out-of-State: £7,040 per year
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Lancaster University
Established: 1964
Country: UK
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Higher Education: Research, Evaluation and Enhancement
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
The programme provides a well-defined and supported route to a PhD for professionals working in higher education institutions around the world. Participants can study entirely at a distance from Lancaster and whilst in full or part-time employment in a higher education environment. This programme is exclusively designed for higher education professionals of whatever sort, for example: academics; managers; administrators; educational developers; student learning specialists.
Length: 4 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £3,940 per year
Out-of-State: £7,040 per year
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Colorado at Denver
Established: 1912
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Requires time on campus throughout the program.
In a world of ​ever changing technology, it's interesting to note how the world of education is evolving; yet, the equality in urban and diverse schools still lags behind. But you can be that catalyst for change... CU Denver's rigorous ​hybrid EdD program works best for those who live in Colorado. It requires time on campus throughout the program as well as online.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: N/A
In-State: $373 per credit
Out-of-State: $448 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Leicester
Established: 1921
Country: UK
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Education PhD
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: You will be required to visit Leicester both for your probation review and for your viva exam at the end of your degree.
The distance learning PhD is ideal for those who are based away from Leicester or who want to combine working for a research degree with their professional and personal commitments. Our distance learning PhDs offer a more flexible way to study for a research degree - allowing you to undertake a University of Leicester PhD wherever you are based in the world. As with the campus based PhD, you will undertake a substantial research project that is written up as a thesis of 80,000 words and defended in an oral exam (the viva voce).
Length: 4 to 7 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: No
In-State: £19,070 total
Out-of-State: £22,830 total
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of North Texas
Established: 1890
Country: United States
100% Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
PhD in Learning Technologies
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: No residency requirements.
The doctorate in Learning Technologies focuses on defining, understanding, and expanding the synergy of technology and learning/instructional systems theory. The core of the Ph.D. program is the application of technologies within the learning process. Towards this end, a successful doctoral candidate demonstrates proficiency in skills and knowledge that allows the individual, upon graduation, to become a contributing scholar/practitioner in the field. Graduates work as faculty, instructors, teachers, instructional designers, directors of distance education, technology coordinators, trainers, and other professionals in the instructional, educational, and learning technology fields both in educational and corporate settings. The program has a focus on academic research and writing, which has resulted in a majority of graduating doctoral students holding positions at universities.
Length: Variable
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $1,424.45 for 3-hour course
Out-of-State: $1,424.45 for 3-hour course
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of Otago
Established: 1869
Country: New Zealand
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education (EdD)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Required on-campus workshops.
The degree of Doctor of Education is awarded on the basis of submission of a thesis and the completion of coursework. The coursework is an integral and constitutive part of the thesis research of the degree. The thesis should give evidence that the candidate has the ability to carry out research, has shown originality and independence, and has made a significant contribution to knowledge in their particular profession. A research to practice portfolio consisting of evidence documenting the connection between the candidate’s research and practice and how the research has informed and enhanced practice should be submitted as part of the thesis. It is expected that some of the work in the thesis would be worthy of publication. The programme should be of a kind which a diligent and competent student might reasonably be expected to complete within six years of part-time study.
Length: 3 to 6 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of South Carolina - Columbia
Established: 1801
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education in Curriculum Studies
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Initial on-campus orientation with each cohort in order to build community.
The Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction — Curriculum Studies Concentration is informed by the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate Consortium (CPED) and is designed for professional educators who want to excel as curriculum specialists in PK-12, higher education institutions or in the private sector. This online Ed.D. prepares leaders for the challenges of curricular administration including culture and leadership, ethics and morals, and curriculum design and implementation.
Length: 36 months
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $30,940 total
Out-of-State: $34,285 total
ARWU Rank:
 301-400
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
University of South Carolina - Columbia
Established: 1801
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Education in Educational Technology
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Initial on-campus orientation with each cohort in order to build community.
The Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction — Educational Technology Concentration is designed for professional educators in K-12 and higher education institutions. This Ed.D. prepares leaders for the challenges of technology-based learning, instruction, and training with practical, project-based emphasis on design, development, implementation, evaluation and research.
Length: 36 months
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $30,940 total
Out-of-State: $34,285 total
ARWU Rank:
 401-500
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
Kent State University
Established: 1910
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Ph.D. in Educational Psychology
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Educational Psychology/Instructional Technology program at Kent State offers a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in Educational Psychology, with a Concentration in Instructional Technology. This program combines rigorous training in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, a strong background in a variety of different learning theories, and the instructional application of the latest forms of information and communication technologies. It encourages its students to explore the wide variety of ways in which technology can facilitate learning and to articulate their findings so that practitioners can apply the latest developments in the field.
Length: N/A
Required GPA: 3.5+
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $468 per credit
Out-of-State: $810 per credit
ARWU Rank:
 401-500
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
New Mexico State University
Established: 1888
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Three (two-week) sessions on consecutive summers.
The doctoral program, Curriculum and Instruction, is designed to guide doctoral students in developing a sound theoretical background in curriculum and instruction and to apply these theoretical perspectives to the design, implementation and evaluation of learning environments. Doctoral students are encouraged to explore innovative pedagogical and leadership approaches to solve educational problems in a variety of educational settings. Students are also expected to develop professional leadership in the field through publication, research, service, grant writing, and participation in professional organizations.
Length: 3 years
Required GPA: N/A
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: N/A
Out-of-State: N/A
ARWU Rank:
 401-500
University offering the Online Doctorate Program:
West Virginia University
Established: 1867
Country: United States
Online
Online Doctorate Program Name:
Special Education (Ed.D)
Category:
Social Sciences - Education
Residency Requirements: Minor residency requirements.
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.), offered by the College of Education and Human Services, is designed to prepare leadership personnel to assume roles and responsibilities in personnel preparation at colleges and universities or in professional development in public schools or disability service agencies.
Length: 4 to 5 years
Required GPA: 3.0+ undergrad, 3.25+ grad.
Required Master's Degree: Yes
In-State: $561 per credit
Out-of-State: $561 per credit