Walden’s PhD in Education program offers educators and administrators the opportunity to grow as scholars and innovators in higher education. Benefit from access to distinguished faculty members and student support services. 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.
Top Online PhD Degrees in Development Studies. Walden’s PhD in Education program offers educators and administrators the opportunity to grow as scholars and innovators in higher education. Benefit from access to distinguished faculty members and student support services. 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.
Join the more than 100 state teachers of the year who have chosen Walden University to obtain their education degree.
Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Evaluation
Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy
Early Childhood Special Education (Non-Licensure)
Educational Policy, Leadership, and Management
Educational Technology and Design
Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy
Learning, Instruction, and Innovation
Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation
Reading, Literacy, Assessment, and Evaluation (Non-Licensure)
You can work toward your degree at a speed that’s right for you.
Traditional: Take one course at a time. Advance through the program steadily while managing other commitments.
Fast Track: Take two courses at once. Focus more time on the program and complete your degree sooner.
After the first course, you can take one course at a time, or earn your degree faster by taking two courses at once. You also can alternate between the options throughout the program to fit your changing needs.
Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling. For more information, please refer to www.WaldenU.edu/educlicensure.
Prospective Alabama students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 1-334-242-9935 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 1-360-725-6275 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine whether Walden’s programs in the field of education are approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington state. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.
Walden enrollment advisors can provide guidance on licensure issues; however, it remains the individual’s responsibility to understand and comply with all state licensure requirements. Walden makes no representation or guarantee that completion of Walden coursework or programs will permit an individual to obtain state licensure or endorsement.