Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Educational Technology & Design
Walden University

Program Details

Lead your educational organization in the adoption of new technologies with the PhD in Education focusing on Educational Technology and Design. Students in this doctoral program will be prepared to create innovative technological solutions to student learning challenges.

Courses examine how to develop a learning community of people, technologies, resources, and professional associations. Students will conduct their own research in Educational Technology resulting in a doctoral dissertation. This Instructional Design degree online supports the use of technology to positively impact social change, global diversity, and multiculturalism in educational settings.

Educational Technology and Design students will explore topics including:

  • Creating digital media
  • Trends and issues in educational technology
  • Innovations and the diffusion of learning technologies
  • Designing instruction for eLearning


This program requires four residencies. 

  • Master's degree
  • College transcripts
  • Employment history

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island