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Doctor of Education (Ed.D) - Higher Education and Adult Learning

Walden University

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Description

One of the fastest growing sectors of the education field is Adult education, and because of this, there is an increased need for individuals who have the knowledge that is required for specifically improving the competencies of adult education environments. For this reason, Walden University is now offering an online Doctor of Education (Ed.D) - Higher Education and Adult Learning degree program.

This fully online degree in adult education offers its students a flexible option for developing the understanding that is needed for focusing on experience, values, opinions, and learning styles, and creating unique learning environment based on adult development.

The online Adult Education courses in this PhD in education program cover a broad-range of topics, such as:

  • Higher Education and Adult
  • Theory and Research
  • Facilitating Adult Learning
  • Trends, Issues, Global
  • Research in Practice
  • Doctoral Study Intensive

This online adult education program utilizes a combination of core content, research skills and a final doctoral study project in order to aid its students in their development of the knowledge that is required to be an innovative and critical thinker within any educational setting.

The main focus of this online program is to improve the competencies of adult educators, and enabling its students with the research, instruction, and professional skills that are needed for succeeding within a community college, school district or corporate setting.

Graduates of this online doctorate degree in adult education will be prepared to examine, experiment, and reflect on practices that empower adults to be lifelong learners.

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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