Ed.D

Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

Average Time to Complete May be completed in three years as a part-time student.

About the Program

RU | Doctorate | Online – Radford University’s Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) is designed to prepare practicing professional educators to fill positions as educational leaders at the district level in Virginia. Successful completion of this fully online program qualifies program completers for licensure as a superintendent.   This 63 credit hour program includes courses in Educational Foundations, Educational Leadership, Applied Research, Field Experiences and Elective choices and is designed to be completed in three years as a part-time student.

Career Paths

  • Educational Leaders at district level
  • School Superintendent

Courses & Requirements

63 credit hours

Includes courses in Educational Foundations, Educational Leadership, Applied Research, Field Experiences and Elective choices.

Student Support

We know the path to higher education can be daunting, which is why we’re here to help.

As a student of the Roanoke Higher Education Center, you will have access to:

  • Library collections and services
  • Computer lab with printer/copier
  • Student lounge with high-speed wireless Internet
  • Cafe serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • Free parking with a student parking pass

As a student of Radford University, you will have access to:

How to Apply

We will begin accepting applications on June 1, 2019 for our first cohort of students who will begin in January 2020.

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