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116 PhD Programs in Education

A PhD in Education may refer to either Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D), Doctor of Education (Ed.D), or Doctor in Education (D.Ed.). All degrees are designed for candidates who seek academic, administrative, or clinical research positions in the field of education, whether it is through a public or private organization. A PhD in Education usually requires coursework and a dissertation for… Read more

A PhD in Education may refer to either Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D), Doctor of Education (Ed.D), or Doctor in Education (D.Ed.). All degrees are designed for candidates who seek academic, administrative, or clinical research positions in the field of education, whether it is through a public or private organization.

A PhD in Education usually requires coursework and a dissertation for the degree to be awarded. Areas of specialization for PhD in Education programs may include educational policy, educational psychology, curriculum and teaching, or educational administration, to name a few. Graduates from PhD in Education programs often continue on to careers as professors in universities or administrative positions in education, such as school principal or superintendent.

If you are passionate about the field of education and want to further your own to open many doors for career opportunities, then a PhD in Education may be the degree for you. Take a look below and find out!

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Earn your advanced degree to best serve students in rural school systems through the University of West Alabama's Doctor of Education in Rural Education. The first fully onlin ... +

Earn your advanced degree to best serve students in rural school systems through the University of West Alabama's Doctor of Education in Rural Education. The first fully online degree of its kind, you'll be prepared to identify real solutions to rural education challenges as you work toward your dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Online
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

The Doctor of Education programme features a high-level academic study of a range of educational and professional issues, tutored units and a supervised research component tha ... +

The Doctor of Education programme features a high-level academic study of a range of educational and professional issues, tutored units and a supervised research component that will enable you to make a contribution to knowledge through unit assignments, and through the dissertation focus on the interplay and relationship between professional practice and scholarship. The course will enable students to become efficiently equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge in order to advance in international organisations and achieve positive results when operating in executive positions. Each Doctoral student must take a number of online modules and also complete a dissertation. Students must defend their dissertation in a "viva voce" (oral) examination which can be completed online. The viva-voce examination is an intense and challenging experience, but we offer relevant guidance and support to help our research students prepare for this important milestone. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
George Washington University - Graduate School of Education and Human Development Online
Washington, USA

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PhD
Full-time
English
Online
 

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Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

This doctoral program is interuniversity in nature and involves researchers from the universities of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela. Researchers from the universities of ... +

This doctoral program is interuniversity in nature and involves researchers from the universities of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela. Researchers from the universities of Barcelona, Oviedo and Valencia, as well as the Matia Gerontological Institute (INGEMA) are also integrated into their teams. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Spanish, Gallegan
Aug 2022
Campus
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

The PhD in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Research is a unique course helping you to develop your research skills to a professional level and supporti ... +

The PhD in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Research is a unique course helping you to develop your research skills to a professional level and supporting your learning through taught modules. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
36 - 96 months
English
Jan 2022
Campus
 
Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctorate of Education (D.Ed) program objective is to help students develop the individual skills necessary for solving educational problems, whether in teaching, supervis ... +

The Doctorate of Education (D.Ed) program objective is to help students develop the individual skills necessary for solving educational problems, whether in teaching, supervision, or administration, while keeping such solutions in balance with institutional, community, or school system needs and expectations. The Doctorate of Education (D.Ed) program is offered online via distance learning. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Online
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The PhD concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of which are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on ... +

The PhD concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of which are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on a full-time basis where students can complete the program in about 3.5 academic years. The main objective of Science Education concentration is to prepare doctorate students to obtain leadership positions in science education as supervisors and teachers in various levels of schooling. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

This Ph.D. program addresses the study of pedagogical and didactic sciences in an interdisciplinary context, providing the necessary skills to face research in the theoretical ... +

This Ph.D. program addresses the study of pedagogical and didactic sciences in an interdisciplinary context, providing the necessary skills to face research in the theoretical and empirical-experimental field and promoting the development of innovative application practices. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, Italian, German
Campus
 
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast, United Kingdom

You’ll be part of a dynamic doctoral research environment and will study alongside students from over 25 different countries; we supervise students undertaking research in key ... +

You’ll be part of a dynamic doctoral research environment and will study alongside students from over 25 different countries; we supervise students undertaking research in key educational areas including education in divided societies; an effective education; children’s rights in education; educational assessment and inclusion. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Aug 2022
Campus
 
Chulalongkorn University
Bangkok, Thailand

This course is a new program developed in accordance with the philosophy that the education system must be the lead factor in the development of economic, social, and politica ... +

This course is a new program developed in accordance with the philosophy that the education system must be the lead factor in the development of economic, social, and political systems. Therefore, the desired educational administrators and school administrators in the future must be leaders in transforming the education system to develop quality people to drive the economy, society, and politics with innovation for sustainable development. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Aug 2022
31 May 2022
Campus
 
Selinus University of Science and Literature
London, United Kingdom +1 More

The learning skills at a distance from the Faculty of Arts & Humanities are usually highly professional. The degree programs of distance learning of Selinus University in ... +

The learning skills at a distance from the Faculty of Arts & Humanities are usually highly professional. The degree programs of distance learning of Selinus University in this faculty allow access to the specialization in which the student can choose the topics of your interest in order to design a program fully adapted to his vocation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online
 
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM
Monterrey, Mexico +1 More

The Doctoral Program in Educational Innovation aims to train researchers capable of providing new knowledge that will contribute to the advancement of their discipline and tha ... +

The Doctoral Program in Educational Innovation aims to train researchers capable of providing new knowledge that will contribute to the advancement of their discipline and that are subject to publication, transfer and application. In this regard, the program has been designed to train people capable of designing, implementing and evaluating educational solutions to complex problems of the country and contemporary society. The program has four lines of research that allow classifying the projects of both teachers and students: psychopedagogical studies, studies on the development and use of technology, sociocultural studies and disciplinary studies. It is a program that requires students to study full time, to reside in the metropolitan area of ​​Monterrey during their doctoral studies and to take an academic stay in Mexico or abroad with a university with which the Tecnológico has an agreement. It lasts for eight semesters or less, depending on the previous studies that the applicant has. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
Spanish
Campus
 
Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (the University of Cambridge or ... +

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (the University of Cambridge or University of Pennsylvania), and an in-depth exploration of advanced research methodology to develop scholars and independent researchers in the field of Education. It is a full-time four-year program. Central to the NUGSE Ph.D. experience is the completion of a substantial piece of independent research, in the form of a Ph.D. dissertation. Graduates of the NUGSE Ph.D. program will be expected to act as key players in education reform and policy development in Kazakhstan. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - University of Maribor
Maribor, Slovenia

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in ... +

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in the field of engineering in education. In the second semester of the first year, the student upgrades knowledge with two elective subjects in the technical field and one elective course in the pedagogical didactic field. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
North Dakota State University - Graduate School
Fargo, USA

The Education Doctoral Programs prepare scholars who advance education research and practice and maintain the integrity and vitality of the profession. Our graduates are stewa ... +

The Education Doctoral Programs prepare scholars who advance education research and practice and maintain the integrity and vitality of the profession. Our graduates are stewards of the discipline, individuals entrusted with preserving, creating, and applying knowledge in education and with communicating educational knowledge to others. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Aug 2022
01 Feb 2022
Campus