Doctor of Education / Instructional Leadership: Coaching & Mentoring
Aurora University

Program Details

With an online Doctor of Education degree, you can take the next step in your professional career in education. Instructional Leadership track in Coaching and Mentoring focuses on topics in teacher development, instructional practices, data analysis for school improvement, and program evaluation. The curriculum is designed to benefit teachers, principals, and curriculum instructors who want to become directors and teacher educators.

Courses are led by experienced faculty and taught in a flexible online format, ideal for professionals balancing work, personal, and academic commitments. Students will complete an internship at their current place of employment and orally defend and publish a final dissertation.

The curriculum covers topics related to:

  • Curriculum and assessment for regular education and special populations
  • Instructional coaching and adult learning
  • Equity, diversity, and justice in education
  • Effective principles of mentoring and professional conversations

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Aurora University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent