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Doctor of Education / General Education

Program Details

Northcentral University knows that the need for well prepared educational leader practitioners has never been greater. The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree program has evolved to the terminal degree of choice for educational leaders. This is true for teacher leaders, administrators, instructional leaders, experts in education technology, organizational leaders and education professionals beyond the classroom.
The EdD program attracts students who have leadership responsibility for providing learning/training to others, whether they be in colleges, PK-12 schools, proprietary organizations, private and public businesses, or the military.

The Doctor of Education degree in General Education at Northcentral University gives you the opportunity to work One-to-One with faculty in each of your courses who will provide you with valuable feedback and support as you further your understanding of education theory and best practices and how to apply these principles in your profession. You will develop a broad knowledgebase that fits your interests and goals, while also advancing your research and critical thinking skills. You must complete a minimum of 18 credits of specialization courses of your choice, including up to two courses from other fields.


  • Admission to the Doctor of Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission,Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission