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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 October 15, 2020 for the fall 2021 cohort. Request more information >

    EdD Degree Overview

    Conveniently connect

    Designed for working professionals, our hybrid program blends the best of face-to-face classes with the flexibility and convenience of online coursework.

    On-campus classes meet just four weekends per term on Fridays from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Start now

    Apply now to start your electives as early as the next semester. The next cohort begins the core coursework sequence in fall 2021.

    Invest in yourself

    Complete your core coursework in two years and your electives and dissertation on your schedule. You can complete all of your coursework in as few as three years.

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

  • Courses

    Courses such as Community Building 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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