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Doctor of Education / Community College Leadership

Program Details

Walden’s online Doctor of Education (EdD) degree program is designed specifically for educators, administrators, and leaders working in P–12, early childhood, or higher education who want to continue making a difference to improve student learning.

The Community College Leadership specialization prepares you to become a scholar-practitioner who can effectively lead successful 21st-century community colleges. This specialization is ideal if you are an educator looking to further your career in the community college landscape or if you are employed in businesses and policy development related to higher education.

Note: This program does not lead to teacher licensure or certification. Teachers are advised to contact their individual school districts as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.

Requirements

Students will be required to attend one face-to-face residency.

  • Must have a master's degree or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Materials you are required to submit may vary depending on the academic program to which you apply

Accreditation & Licensing

The Higher Learning Commission

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for a period of 7 years, from 2012 to 2019. In 2013, NCATE merged with the Teacher Education Accreditation Council to form the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Walden University is eligible for and will seek accreditation based on CAEP standards beginning in fall 2018.