New England College

Doctorate of Education


98 Bridge Street

Henniker, NH 03242

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctorate of Education- low residency Concentration in K-12 Leadership or Higher Education Administration

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The New England College Doctorate of Education focuses on the future—the dynamic challenges facing our educational systems, the academic success of diverse students, and the professional and personal growth of program participants. The program prepares educators to take leadership roles in improving educational systems and advancing student learning and success. The low residency, cohort-based structure of the program is ideal for working professionals, and the focus on applied research allows participants to have an immediate impact on the quality of education in their work environments. The K-12 Leadership and Higher Education Administration concentrations allow participants to develop expertise in specific settings and issues. The program will also engage students, faculty, and other members of the education community in integrated inquiry into issues that span our educational systems. This unique combination of deep understanding, expanded vision, and diverse professional networks positions participants for innovative, entrepreneurial leadership in a complex and changing world. Two Distinct Concentrations with an Integrated Perspective K-12 Leadership prepares educators who want to be leaders where they work- in the classroom, in administration, in student support and guidance offices, and in policy positions- in order to assist students in becoming effective global citizens and guide the development of future educational pro-grams and systems. Higher Education Administration provides college and university administrators, faculty, and higher education policy makers with the understanding of organizational theory, innovative practice, and change management necessary to lead in diverse institutions and functional areas.Together we will explore connections between K-12 and Higher Education Administration in the areas of retention, access, and organizational change/reform. Program Highlights Three-year, low residency model ideal for working professionals. Applied research tailored to your current or future professional aspirations. Dissertation and coursework integrated so you do not have to wait until all coursework is complete to begin your dissertation. Progression and support with diverse cohort of peers. Outstanding faculty who are practitioner scholars from institutions across the country.Shared expertise from professionals in the field throughout the program. Use of technology and hybrid coursework to promote sustained engagement with classmates and faculty throughout the term. Bridging of issues that affect both K-12 and Higher Education. Deadline April 1 for admission.


New England College is accredited by NEASC.

International Student Requirements:

Please see our website for more international graduate information.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $621. + $207. each residency term USD

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Financial assistance in the form of grants, loans, and employment is available to U.S. students on the basis of financial need. Please ask your Enrollment Advisor for more information.

Locale: Distant Rural Area

Size & Settings: 0-999

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