Accelerated Doctorate of Education Online

Choose a pathway that aligns with your goals. Our Ed.D. program offers three unique and workplace relevant concentrations. 

Online Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies and Learning Sciences 

Online Ed.D. in Emerging Technologies in Education

Online Ed.D. in Online Learning and Education Technology

Tuition: $49,230

Duration: 24 months

Credit hours: 45


Expand your expertise and make a meaningful difference in the field of education

The online Doctorate in Education program is a comprehensive program designed for educators seeking to advance their careers as leaders or pivot to work outside the classroom. This program emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, with a focus on developing the knowledge, skills, and expertise needed to lead in the education sector, design and conduct research, and drive innovation in teaching and learning. 

Throughout the program, you will engage in advanced coursework, independent research, and practical experiences, under the guidance of experienced faculty and researchers. The curriculum is designed to develop expertise in areas such as curriculum design, educational research methods, emerging technologies in education, leadership, policy analysis, and program evaluation. The program culminates in applied doctoral research, where you will apply your knowledge and skills in an original research project, and defend your findings before a committee of experts in the field.


Invest in your career with a program that pays it forward

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online Ed.D. programs are priced with the idea of providing a high level of support and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2023-2024 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: Accelerated Online Ed.D.

Per credit hour: $1,094
Per course: $3,282
Per Program: $49,230

Tuition includes access to enhanced dissertation support which includes workshops, 1:1 support, and immersions. 

Financial aid
Financial aid is available to those who qualify and who are U.S. citizens. Complete the Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at

Edgewood College Federal School Code: 003848

Contact us:
Phone: 608.663.4300
Fax: 608.663.3495
Mailing address: 1000 Edgewood College Dr. Madison, WI 53711

We offer multiple start dates for your convenience

Our online programs are designed to fit your schedule. Find your ideal start date below.

7-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Summer I 5/13/24 4/29/24
 Summer II   7/1/24 6/17/24
Fall I  8/26/24 8/12/24
Fall II  10/21/24 10/7/24

Course registration is due the day before courses begin for each term.

Abide by these admissions criteria 
  1. Complete and submit the Ed.D. application
  2. Provide evidence of a master’s degree from a regionally accredited or equivalent post-secondary institution with a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale for regular admissions status. Request that official transcripts for all graduate academic credits received from any post-secondary institutions be sent directly to Edgewood College.
Peruse our Ed.D. courses including available areas of concentration

To complete the accelerated Ed.D. online program, students must complete 45 credit hours of coursework. 



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