University of Delaware
College of Education and Public Policy
The Ph.D. in Education prepares researchers to work in academia as well as in research institutions, government agencies, and public and non-profit organizations that investigate the central issues and questions affecting teaching and learning and the nature of education. Students in this 4-5 year program generally attend full-time.
The Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) is an academically rigorous, practitioner-oriented program for practicing educational professionals. Students in the Ed.D. program are from both K-12 and postsecondary education. Ed.D. students are assistant principals, principals, teachers, department chairs, central office specialists, and team leaders; higher education instructors and managers; and education technology and media specialists. Students in this 3-4 year program remain in full-time employment while pursuing their graduate studies part-time. Classes are in the evening; some courses are offered Saturday mornings.
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999