Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Learning, Instruction & Innovation
Walden University

Program Details

Be equipped to lead curriculum change within your educational institution with the Learning, Instruction, and Innovation concentration of Walden University’s PhD in Education degree. Students of this program will learn how to influence positive social change and improve student achievement.

Courses explore creative approaches to learning that incorporate technology to meet students’ individual needs. Students will develop innovative learning experiences using engaging practices and assessments. Graduates can apply the skills and knowledge gained from this degree program to learning environments from preschool through college, as well as government, nonprofits, and corporate settings.

Students can expect course topics including the following:

  • Innovative curriculum
  • Authentic assessment
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Designing instruction for eLearning
  • Leading change


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