National Louis University

National College of Education

Doctor of Education in Reading and Language (Ed.D.)


850 Warrenville Road

Lisle, IL 60532

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education in Reading and Language (Ed.D.)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The NLU doctoral program in Reading & Language is designed to prepare you for school-based leadership positions, advanced clinical work or college teaching. Our curriculum blends theory and practical experiences; rigorous coursework; and carefully supervised internships in clinical supervision, teaching, research, staff development and evaluation. The Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) program is designed for students who wish to do advanced level work without undertaking the dissertation.


National-Louis University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, 30 N. LaSalle St., Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60606. For more information on The Higher Learning Commission, click here. National College of Education meets all twenty standards of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. The College of Management and Business has earned professional accreditation from the International Assembly of Collegiate Business Education. Selected programs in the National College of Education are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education for certification of education professionals.
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