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
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 two years in a row! Learn more about the rankings and methodology here.
Best Doctorate in Education Program
Midwestern Educational Research Association logo
Midwestern Educational Research Association logo
17 students, alumni, and faculty presented research at the at the 2019 Mid-Western Educational Research Association (MWERA) Annual Meeting. Learn more about how Findlay provides students with opportunities to showcase their research and become known within the field of education by clicking here.

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

School, district or program administrator
College administrator
College professor
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

“It is my job to prepare educators that are not only content and pedagogy experts, but leaders that are goal-oriented, have high expectations for all students and motivate others to achieve at the highest levels. I set the bar high for my students and it is my responsibility to see that my students get over that bar!”

John Gillham

Chair of the Doctor of Education Program
See full bio here

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