Doctor of Education (EdD)

Program
Degree Type
Doctorate

Area of Emphasis
Emphasis in Nursing or Health Professions Education

Student Population
Master’s prepared nurses or master’s prepared health professionals

Delivery Format
Online with synchronous video meetings in the courses. 

Credits
Minimum of 54 credits

Plan of Study

Upon acceptance to a graduate nursing program, the student and advisor will develop a plan of study to meet the degree requirements. The student and advisor share joint responsibility for progression through the program and attainment of degree requirements. The degree must be completed within seven years of matriculation into the program as delineated in the Maximum Length of Time to Degree Completion policy.

Dissertation Continuous Enrollment

After admission to candidacy, students must register for at least one credit per academic term until the doctoral degree has been conferred.

Practicum Credit Hour Definition

1 credit = 45 clock hours

Course Sequencing

Sample Curriculum Plan

Fall start plan varies slightly. Part-time study is available.

Students who do not have previous graduate level coursework in quantitative research methods, statistics, teaching strategies, curriculum development, and assessment will need to obtain those credits as part of their plan of study.

 

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6
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6
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4
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5
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5
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4
Total Credits
54