Program Overview

This fully online Doctorate degree program prepares candidates to be transformational leaders guiding public or nonpublic schools. This three year accredited Ed.D. program consists of courses eight weeks in length, limited to a cohort of 15 candidates to maintain program quality. A virtual residency component makes Concordia’s Ed.D. program one of the nation’s first to extend the benefits of an online curriculum to the residency portion of doctoral education programs. Students in this program gain the management skills to become transformational leaders guiding school teachers and administrators in the service of students.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Doctorate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

    Accreditation & Licensing

    Concordia University is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, is affiliated with the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, and is a member of the Concordia University System.

    Requirements

    • Must have a master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
    • GPA of 3.0 or better for master’s and any post-master’s credits
    • Official transcripts
    • Letter of Intent
    • Example of original, scholarly writing
    • Resume
    • Interview

    School Overview

    Online Learning at Concordia University – Portland. Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program. You'll learn new strategies and techniques for your classroom while expanding your knowledge and skills as an educator.

    Our accelerated M.Ed. courses are five weeks in length and are designed for working adults. You can complete your M.Ed. coursework from wherever you have an internet connection, at the times most convenient for you. By enhancing your teaching skills in the field of your choice, you'll make a bigger impact in your classroom and in your career.

    Our leadership focused Ed.D. courses are eight weeks in length, and the curriculum includes an innovative, interactive "virtual residency". Receive the same collaborative, in-depth academic support as traditional face-to-face residencies with the flexibility of a truly online experience.

    As a faith-based university, Concordia University - Portland provides an inclusive learning environment which fosters discussion and stimulates intellectual rigor. For more than 100 years, we have provided students with a quality education based on leading-edge academic theory, practical skills and proven techniques. Scholarships, grants and other forms of financial aid may be available. To find out if you qualify and to learn more about our programs, simply submit your information now.

    Why choose Concordia University - Portland?

    • Concordia University - Portland online programs can help you:
    • Get your master’s degree in just 14 months!
    • Earn your Ed.D. fully online in less than four years
    • Achieve an advanced degree on your schedule, from the comfort of your home
    • Use research-based best practices to have a more powerful impact on education
    • Further your education through affordable financial aid and competitive tuition
    • Scholarships, grants and other forms of financial aid may also be available to help students with their tuition.

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