A PhD in education or a Doctor of Eduction (Ed.D.) degree is the highest degree that can be conferred in the field of education. Graduates of such a program will be prepared to enter careers in the academic, administrative, clinical, or research fields of education. Below are the best accredited online colleges that offer PhD in education degrees.
Walden University's PhD in education has specializations in special education, higher education, K-12 educational leadership, adult education leadership, early childhood & primary education, educational technology, leadership policy & change, and more. The number of specializations means that students can get the exact qualifications they need for their resumes to stand out to employers, and to achieve leadership roles in their schools and communities.
The University of Phoenix offers Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) programs in educational leadership, with emphases available in educational technology, curriculum & instruction, as well as a PhD in higher education administration. All programs are designed for the working professional who is familiar with the demands and challenges of education. Students will be prepared to take on advanced administrative roles, evaluate curriculums and programs, and design programs and policies that will be beneficial to their schools and universities.
Northcentral University was founded to provide accessible, high-quality, online graduate degrees to working professionals. As a regionally accredited, online university, NCU serves students worldwide, focusing on Doctoral and Master’s degree programs in the Schools of Business and Technology Management, Education, Psychology and Marriage and Family Sciences.
Grand Canyon University's Ed.D. in organizational leadership in behavioral health is designed for practicing behavioral health professionals. It teaches research methodology, leadership models and organizational psychology in addition to leadership skills in coursework designed to get students into managerial roles. Ed.D. specializations are also available in higher education leadership, effective schools, and organizational development, and teach students the skills they need to effectively lead and manage in educational and corporate environments.
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