Doctor of Education / Educational Technology
Walden University

Program Details

Prepare to develop and lead technology-supported solutions to learning challenges within your educational system with the Educational Technology specialization of Walden University’s Doctor of Education degree. This Instructional Design degree online enables K-12 educational leaders to design and implement change at the district, regional, state, and federal levels. 

The curriculum is designed with the standards set by the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT). Students will learn how to conduct research on local problems in a rapidly changing field. The program includes an embedded post-master’s certificate to allow for increased professional opportunities while still completing requirements for the doctoral degree.

Students can expect discussions of topics including:

  • Creating digital media
  • Designing instruction for eLearning
  • Trends and issues in educational technology
  • Research theory, design, and methods


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

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island