EdD Programs

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Warner's EdD programs are primarily designed for experienced practitioners interested in using research to solve problems of practice, assuming leadership positions, and/or preparing the next generation of practitioners in their field. Therefore, EdD programs have been designed to be completed part-time. We offer an "accelerated" EdD option that includes a field-based dissertation and can be completed in as little as three years of part-time study; "traditional" EdD programs are more flexible but take longer to complete.

Since most EdD candidates already have their master's degree, transferable credits may allow you to achieve your EdD in as little as 54 credits.

Check Out Our Portfolio of EdD Options:

For those mainly interested in research topics and/or advanced careers focusing on learning, teaching or curriculum - whether at the K-12, postsecondary, or other levels, and in a variety of formal and informal educational contexts. The program can be customized to focus on a specific subject area, age level, and/or student population.

Higher Education
For those interested in research around specific aspects of higher education administration, governance and/or policy, and/or pursuing a variety of higher-level leadership and administrative positions.

Human Development
Designed for individuals seeking doctoral-level training in the field of human development for careers in higher education, research settings, or community leadership positions.

Health & Education
If interested in pursuing research and/or leadership positions at the intersection of health and education, you can do so by customizing any of the previous programs to focus on health-related topics.

Educational Leadership
For those interested in applying research to solve problems of practice related to the administration and leadership of specific education institutions, and pursuing higher-level leadership positions within a variety of educational institutions, including K-12 schools.

Education Policy - PhD only
For those interested in research related to policy issues in education - whether at the local, state, national, and/or international levels, and focusing on K-12, higher education, or specific aspects of education.

For those interested in research topics and/or advanced careers related to supporting the well-being of children and adults through counseling in a variety of contexts.

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The Warner admissions team looks forward to assisting you as you explore graduate education at the Warner School.

For immediate assistance, email admissions@warner.rochester.edu or call (585) 275-3950.

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