EdD is an abbreviation for a Doctor of Education. The EdD degree emerged in the 1920s as scholars began seeking doctoral degrees in professional fields. At Grand Canyon University, the EdD is a leadership degree that helps you to apply current theories and research to new environments. Online EdD programs are offered by the College of Doctoral Studies.
Online EdD Programs at GCU
You will have the opportunity to learn how to build and sustain ever-changing organizations with GCU’s online EdD programs. You will combine theories and research with past leadership practices to critically analyze and apply best practices moving forward within education, management, psychology or ministry. Choose from emphases ranging from K-12 education and higher education to healthcare administration and behavioral health.
The Doctor of Education – online EdD programs are embedded with residencies and milestones designed to help you develop your research skills throughout the curriculum. As a learner in one of our online doctoral programs, you have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty and fellow doctoral peers as you work on content expertise from the start of your program.