Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Organizational Research, Assessment & Evaluation
Walden University

Program Details

The online PhD in Education degree is a research-focused program designed to produce professionals capable of addressing the nation's most pressing challenges in the field of education. A general program is available, or students can pursue one of the following concentrations:

  • Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Evaluation
  • Early Childhood Leadership & Advocacy
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Education Policy, Leadership & Management (P-20)
  • Educational Technology & Design
  • Higher Education Leadership, Management & Policy
  • Higher Education Leadership, Managemetn & Policy (Self-Designed)
  • Learning, Instruction & Innovation
  • Organizational Research, Assessment & Evaluation
  • P-20 Education (Self-Designed)
  • Reading Literacy, Assessment & Evaluation (Non-Licensure)


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

Geographic Restrictions

This program is not available to residents of New York and Rhode Island.