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

Program Details

The Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation specialization of this PhD in Education focuses primarily on creating a culture of continuous improvement. Students will learn how to create and implement positive change for individuals, programs, and entire organizations.

Classes in this online education degree examine the theories, trends, and perspectives within the field of education. Students will be able to participate in hands-on applied experiences to strengthen their skills and knowledge regarding research, assessment, and evaluation of complex educational systems. Graduates will be able to evaluate programs systematically to address and resolve problems for increased student success.

This specialization includes topics such as:

  • Assessing for individual growth
  • Evaluating and improving programs, organizations, and systems
  • Dynamics of communication for impact and results
  • Sociological, political, and economic factors of assessment, evaluation, and accountability

Requirements

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