List of Accredited Online Degrees

Students pursuing degrees in Education can specialize in several concentrations within the area of study. The field of Education is constantly in need of well trained and educated individuals to further teach an impressionable younger student body the core fundamentals in academics. Education degrees concentrations can be in elementary, secondary or post-secondary, special needs, technology or counseling and administrative roles.

A specific area of study in an Education degree program is in higher education or post-secondary education. Higher education is an education level that follows a completion of high school or any other type of secondary school setting. Higher education includes undergraduate and postgraduate educational pursuits, as well as vocational degrees and specialty training and certification programs. The common providers of higher education degrees are: Colleges, community colleges, universities, and institutes of technology. Graduates of a post-secondary educational degree program will use the learned curriculum to further teaching capabilities and earn administration or teaching positions within an institution providing higher education.

In developed countries, large portions of the population seek to obtain higher education degrees to enhance personal knowledge or to advance in career positions. Higher education is important to national economies, as a significant business entity in its own definition as well as a source of highly trained and educated workforce for the advancement of human capital for employers. A college educated work force increases the minimum standards, commands a significant wage premium and are less likely to become unemployed than less educated individuals.

Graduates of a Post-Secondary degree pursuit will demonstrate the core abilities in basic education requirements in teaching, research, applied course work (internships, residencies, externships, work/study programs) and social activities of universities. Student teachers will be able to obtain entry-level career opportunities, teaching and substitute-teaching in addition to using the degree as foundation for further educational aspirations at the Masters or Doctorate level of education.

 

List of Accredited Online Degrees

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Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership

Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Higher Education Leadership. This doctoral-level degree program is designed for teaching professionals who are ready to rise to the challenge...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Interdenominational

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

PhD - Leadership for Higher Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online PhD in Higher Education Leadership program prepares you to lead post-secon...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

PhD - Post-secondary and Adult Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Enhance your qualifications in adult education and college teaching, one of the fastest growing occupation...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    92
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

EdD - Adult Education

This program is not designed for teacher certification, licensure or endorsement. Capella University's online Doctor of Education (EDD) in Adult Education program prepares you to provi...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Mostly Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    64
  • Credit Type:
    Per Quarter Credit

Doctor of Education in Higher Education

This fully online Doctoral degree program prepares candidates for leadership and teaching roles across the post-secondary education sector. This three year accredited Ed.D. program consists of cou...

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    57
  • Credit Type:
    Per Semester Credit

Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Leadership in Higher Education

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  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Course

Doctor of Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    20
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning Analytics in Higher Education

  • Sector of Institution:
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    11
  • Credit Type:
    Per Course

Doctor of Philosophy in Community College Leadership

Earn your degree in Doctor of Philosophy in Community College Leadership from Mississippi State University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    0
  • Credit Type:
    NA

Doctor of Education with a concentration in Health Care Education

Nova Southeastern University, primarily located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, offers a Doctor of Education with a concentration on Health Care Education. The advanced degree is designed to bui...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    69
  • Credit Type:

Ph.D./Ed.D: Community College Leadership

Earn your degree in Ph.D./Ed.D: Community College Leadership from Oregon State University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    108
  • Credit Type:
    quarter credits

Doctor of Education in Adult Education

Regent University prepares students with the knowledge to excel and the faith to live with purpose. Our 20,000 alumni, from more than 110 countries, are changing the world as accomplished professi...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
  • Credit Type:

Ed.D. in Higher Education with a concentration in Community College Administration

The Ed.D. in Higher Education with a concentration in Community College Administration or Higher Education Administration is the only predominantly online program available within Texas public univer...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:

Higher Education Administration EdD

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree program is designed to prepare professional educators for executive positions in higher education settings. Possible career opportunities f...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Seventh Day Adventist

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    Hybrid
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    90
  • Credit Type:

EdD/PhD in Leadership, Higher Education

Earn your degree in EdD/PhD in Leadership, Higher Education from Concordia University...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Religious Affiliation:

    Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    60
  • Credit Type:
    hours

Ed.D. in Post-Secondary and Private Sector

East Tennessee State University offers the Doctor of Education in Post-secondary and Private Sector Leadership degree for professionals seeking to establish themselves as contributing members of t...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Public, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:
    N/A
  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    66
  • Credit Type:

Doctor of Education in Educational Psychology

Teachers already holding a valid Masters degree in Education or an approved area of study may pursue the Doctor of Education (Ed.D) degree with a concentration in Educational Psychology. The high ...

  • Sector of Institution:
    Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above
  • Religious Affiliation:

    N/A

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    62
  • Credit Type:

Doctor of Education in Educational Studies / Educational Leadership & Higher Education

...

  • Sector of Institution:
    4-year, Public
  • Religious Affiliation:

    None

  • Degree Level:
    Doctorate
  • Delivery format:
    100% Online
  • Credit hrs to complete:
    96
  • Credit Type:
    Semester Credit

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