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    Doctorate in Education

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  • Invest in your career; expand your leadership.

    Hamline’s EdD program is designed for working professionals from a variety of sectors: K-12 and higher education as well as public and private educational organizations. With a convenient, low-residency, weekend structure, Hamline’s EdD program will challenge you to grow personally and professionally among a community of learners and in a responsive learning climate that capitalizes on the skills and expertise of its faculty and students.

    With Hamline's EdD program, you will:

    • Engage your active learning skills through deep immersion in collaboration, synthesis, and research.
    • Build upon and skillfully develop your ability to understand and respond to the educational challenges of today.
    • Expand your skills as a researcher through exposure to a range of research methods.
    • Reflect upon, refine, and articulate your educator-self in order to have a carefully examined education worldview.

    Ready to expand as a leader? Apply by February 15, 2020 for the fall 2021 cohort. Request more information >

    EdD Degree Overview

    Balance work and school

    Designed for working professionals, required courses occur in a six-semester sequence (fall and spring terms only). Six weekend classes meet in each 14-week term. Classes are scheduled from 5 to 9 p.m. on Fridays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

    Start sooner

    Apply now to start in September 2019. Cohorts for the required courses sequence begin fall term every two years. Students may start their elective coursework after admission in interim years.

    Invest in yourself

    Complete your core coursework in three years and your electives and dissertation on your schedule (with the possibility of completing your electives during summer terms to finish all coursework in three years).

  • Courses

    Courses such as Building Community and Equity and Social Justice Policy give you the best preparation to deepen your work and empower your lead in the field.

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  • Affordable tuition

    Hamline’s program is a cost-effective option for educators seeking to deepen their expertise. View current program tuition rates.

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