Acquire the knowledge, skills, confidence and academic credentials to play a leading role in Higher Education around the globe. Our 100% online Doctor of Education - Higher Education (EdD) adopts an integrated holistic approach to learning and focuses on the latest practice, research, and leadership thinking within Higher Education environments.
Accessing effective, engaging and inclusive education can be difficult for children and adults with special needs. To help them get most out of their education, they need teachers and educators who understand the challenges – and more important, how to overcome them.
Walden’s Ph.D. in Education program offers educators and administrators the opportunity to grow as scholars and innovators in higher education. Gain access to distinguished faculty members, ongoing support, and three learning formats, depending on your chosen specialization. Conduct original research in your area of interest, deepen your research skills, and prepare to contribute as an education leader, administrator, faculty member, or policymaker.
Education and training engages students in the investigation of educational theory, policy, research and practice, and prepares them to pass knowledge and best practices to others. Sub-disciplines of education and training address the diverse needs of students in a variety of fields, including: school education, higher education, vocational education, counselling, coaching, international education, academic research, continuing education, adult education, online education, and more.
Education and training features a high level of multidisciplinary study, including knowledge of psychology, sociology, anthropology, political science, economics, history and more.
Future educators and trainers are expected to think critically and creatively about the processes of teaching and its place in society. In addition to the teaching profession, students are prepared for working in educational research as well as policy-making and organisation. They gain advanced knowledge on such topics as: learning theory, instructional design, methods of instruction, learning technologies, knowledge delivery, assessment methods.
Besides teaching, graduates may practice in non-profits and policy agencies, or aim to complete a doctorate in a chosen field of study. Career examples include athletics coaching, corporate training, emergency medical services (EMS) education, English as a second language (ESL) instruction, health education, life coaching, military training, public service, etc.Read more View all Distance Learning courses in Education & Training