Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education degree is designed for the preparation of practitioners competent in identifying and solving complex educational problems and who have the ability to understand and conduct research in their field. The career objectives of program graduates generally lie in areas of education at any academic level.
For information on Academic Advisor, Minor Fields, Time Limitations, Course Requirements, Comprehensive/Preliminary Examination, Admission to Candidacy, Registration for Dissertation Work, Continuous Registration, Dissertation Committee, Dissertation Acceptance, Dissertation Proposal, see the Doctor of Philosophy section.
Research Tool Requirement for an Ed.D.
Candidates are expected to have developed research competencies appropriate to doctoral candidates in their fields. These involve proficiencies in quantitative and/or qualitative research and may include such areas as statistics, measurement and evaluation, and field studies/ethnography.