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Doctor of Education / Global Training & Development

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 Global Training and Development at Northcentral University combines theory, research, and practical application of principles related to training and performance improvement. In your Global Training and Development EdD courses, you will critically analyze needs and evaluate the influences of how performance improvement and training should be designed. You will also examine theoretical and practical information in adult education and human resources, and research and review strategies for future effectiveness. 
As an EdD in Global Training and Development graduate, you will advance your systemic leadership and organizational capacity through doctoral research, and will be prepared to pursue positions in international training, consulting, or in higher education.


  • 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