Doctor of Education

The Ed.D. online program prepares both teachers and administrators who are passionate about changing the practice of education to plan strategically, communicate effectively in the modern world and think critically about the impact of policy and decisions through conducting research.

Best Doctorate in Education Program
Best Doctorate in Education Program
University of Findlay’s Doctorate of Education Program has been voted as one of the best in the nation, earning unique distinction for Best Dissertation Support four years in a row! Doctoral faculty members have been recognized as offering the best dissertation support in the nation in 2022 by

Career options for Ed.D. holders include, but are not limited to:

Program Administrator
College Administrator
Higher Education Faculty
Social and Community Service Manager
Preschool and Childcare Center Administrator

Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate Logo
The Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate is a consortium of over 100 colleges that have committed to undertake and redesign the doctorate in education (Ed.D) through dialog, experimentation, critical feedback and evaluation.
Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate Logo

"The University of Findlay's Ed.D. Program cultivates practitioner scholars by embedding dissertation support, linking theory and practice, and fostering critical reflection."

Jenny Theriault, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor of Education and Chair of the Doctor of Education Program