Harness the power of your prior knowledge and experience to earn your Doctor of Education (EdD) degree online at South College with our competency-based doctoral degree program. Progress through the EdD online program as quickly as you can demonstrate mastery of each competency through taking innovative assessments. Spend more time on areas that are new to you and move at an accelerated pace through the topics where you’ve previously built expertise.
EdD program specializations include:
- Adult Learning and Development
- Higher Education Leadership
- Teaching and Learning (K-12 Education)
- Organizational Leadership
- Educational Leadership (non-licensure)
- Instructional Design & Technology
Our EdD program is a competency-based doctoral program and can allow highly motivated students to finish the degree in an accelerated format and for less cost as compared to many other doctoral programs. Our EdD curriculum requires satisfactory completion of 10 courses (including a dissertation) for a total of 90 quarter hours. The program is offered in 6-month, subscription-based terms, with most students finishing within 3 years and some finishing in as little as 2 to 2.5 years.