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Online Doctorate in Education

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Earn your EdD in Policy and Leadership - Online

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Program Highlights

  • Gain the skills necessary to serve in senior positions in school district central offices, independent schools, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, advocacy organizations, and more.
  • Be equipped with the skills every education leader needs to be effective.
  • Learn from national, state and local policymakers and world-renowned thought leaders.
  • Join a network of American University faculty, students, and alumni who are transforming education in the United States.
  • Discover Financial aid and partnership discounts for qualified applicants.
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About American University School of Education

Offering comprehensive online and on-campus degree programs, American University's online EdD program is designed to prepare graduates with the ability to translate cutting-edge research into actionable plans for educators and equip graduates with the skills to implement organizational change.

Our alumni are devoted to achieving equity and excellence within education, putting forth their strongest efforts to ensure students and educational organizations can have every opportunity for success. Our students take full advantage of American University’s extensive academic and professional resources, translating their advanced training and research into applicable coursework and initiatives that help learners grow and address today’s real-world education conflicts.

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*Time to completion may vary depending on transfer credits and number of credits taken per semester.

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