Doctor of Education2023-07-05T13:37:02-04:00

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)

Doctor of Education in Educational
Leadership from Wilkes University

Wilkes University’s low-residency Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership is designed for professionals seeking to transform the face of education. Through a rigorous and relevant curriculum, which combines theory, applied research and interactive learning experiences, you will leave the program prepared to address the unique challenges faced in K-12, higher education or professional environments.

The Ed.D. requires 60 post-master’s credits, including nine credits of dissertation. Attend three program residencies while participating in virtual class sessions and online learning.

Program Information & Application


What is the cost of Ed. D. courses?2023-07-05T13:32:14-04:00

AAIE Institute online courses cost $695 per credit for a graduate course or $2,085 for a three-credit graduate course. Note that additional courses are required for the doctoral program offered in partnership with Wilkes University. Pricing is based on current tuition rates.

Is additional coursework necessary in order to obtain the Educational Leadership Ed.D.?2023-07-05T13:34:06-04:00

Yes. If you complete five AAIE Certificate courses (post-master’s degree) you must complete 10 additional Wilkes University courses — along with a dissertation. A

Do I have to apply separately for the Educational Leadership Ed.D. Program?2019-01-29T13:13:00-05:00

Yes. To apply for the Ed.D., you must complete an application with Wilkes University.

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