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Doctorate of Education Completion Online 

With experienced faculty and personalized guidance, our Ed.D. completion program provides the necessary support and resources to successfully finalize your research and dissertation, ultimately advancing your career in education. 

Tuition: $32,760

Duration: 18-24 months

Credit hours: 30


Leverage your previous Ed.D. coursework, complete your dissertation, earn your degree

Our Doctorate of Education Completion Program is specifically designed for students who have already completed graduate coursework from an accredited institution and are now seeking to earn the remaining credit hours and complete their dissertation work. This program provides a you with a structured and supportive environment to finalize your research and successfully defend your dissertation. With a focus on practical application and advanced scholarship, our program helps you integrate previous coursework and research to build upon existing knowledge and expertise.  

Our dedicated faculty members, who are experienced researchers and practitioners in the field of education, provide individualized guidance and mentoring throughout the dissertation process. We also offer a range of resources and support services to assist you in organizing your research, refining your methodology, and presenting your findings. Upon successful completion of this program, you will earn the highly respected Doctorate of Education degree and be prepared to make significant contributions to the field of education through research, leadership, and evidence-based practice. 

Potential career opportunities:

  • Education administrator
  • Associate professor
  • Academic dean
  • Training and development manager


Our payment plans help you manage your budget

We understand finances are an important factor in considering your higher education options. Our online programs are competitively priced and can be paid by the course for added flexibility.

Tuition rates listed apply to the 2024-2025 academic year. More detailed information about tuition and financial aid can be found here.

Program: Ed.D. Completion
Per credit hour: $1,094
Per course: $3,282
Per Program: $32,760

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

Get ready to start your Ed.D. completion program 

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

16-Week Format


Start Date  

Application Deadline 
Fall 8/26/24 8/1/24

*Applications received after August 1 will be reviewed and accepted on a space-available basis.

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

We’ve simplified the admissions process for you 
  1. Complete and submit the Ed.D. application  
  2. Request that official transcripts for all undergraduate and graduate academic credits received from any post-secondary institutions be sent directly to Edgewood College Graduate and Professional Studies. 

Admissions to the Doctoral Completion Program are based on a holistic assessment of prior learning, professional experience, and commitment to completion of the degree. To qualify: 

  • Transcript(s) of 24 post master’s degree credits. Credits must: 
    • be earned within the last 20 years 
    • be doctoral-level credits earned at a regionally accredited institution 
    • demonstrate a minimum GPA of 3.0 in doctoral-level coursework 
Utilize your existing knowledge while discovering new findings 

To complete the Doctorate of Education completer online program, students must complete 30 credit hours of coursework. 



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