The Doctor of Education (EdD) prepares individuals for positions in administration, policy development, college or university teaching, and research. The degree includes broad topics covering curriculum, assessment and accountability, professional development, research driven decision making and policy analysis.
Students are advised to submit applications as early as possible to assure optimal admission consideration.
Composed of teachers and scholars whose research and practical experience delve straight into today’s most complex and important issues in education.
Florida Southern College ranked as the No. 1 Regional College in the state of Florida by the prestigious college guidebook U.S. News & World Report.
You will experience unparalleled robust, active, and hands-on faculty-led collaborative projects that provide a rigorous academic program geared toward enriching your leadership, management, and motivational abilities.
As an educator, it has been immensely helpful to be a student again and experience a shift in perspective. My professors are encouraging me to think in new ways, which is challenging and invigorating.
The Florida Southern College Doctor of Education program has helped me to realize my potential as a scholar and a leader in higher education administration.
How exhilarating to be working towards the completion of a life-long goal! Thanks to the flexible structure and encouraging support provided by the Florida Southern College Doctor of Education program, I have found it possible to juggle my course work with my home and career responsibilities.
I am very pleased with all that Florida Southern College Doctor of Education program has to offer. At this time during my educational journey, Florida Southern College provides the resources and the hands on guidance that I need to further my education. The faculty and staff are incredibly helpful and knowledgeable in their fields.
I have found the Florida Southern College Doctor of Education Program extremely valuable in gaining greater insights into the importance of education and the part it plays in continuous process improvement and organizational success.
I was first attracted to the Doctorate in Education program at Florida Southern College for its attention and support provided by the faculty and staff. The rigor is complemented by a great team of dedicated faculty members and staff that has surpassed my expectations. My cohort colleagues bring a wealth of diverse experiences contributing to a rich student experience. They are one of the BEST parts of this journey. The bond that exists already, is one that will last a lifetime.
I chose Florida Southern College because it gives me the flexibility to work full time while earning my EdD and taking care of my personal obligations.
The curriculum, flexible hybrid format, program value, and college's reputation prompted my pursuit of the EdD at Florida Southern. I am more competent in my current administrative role and look forward to applying my research in education policy and administration in the immediate future.
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A combination of online and in-class courses are offered to meet the needs of your busy schedule. By enrolling in our EdD full-time, you will complete all of your coursework in two years, plus a dissertation.
Course descriptions are available in the academic catalog.
Florida Southern College reserves the right to revise fee schedules.
*Tuition will be paid at the beginning of each semester based on credit hours.
* If you do not have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, please submit official Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score.
** If you have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA from your graduate degree, then you meet the requirements for a Graduate Record Exam (GRE) exemption.
*** World Education Services, Josef Silny and Associates, Academic Evaluation Services, Inc., or similar approved agency.
**** A bank letter is a written statement on bank letterhead and signed by a bank official.
***** Must have completed an English language training program or at least one year at an English speaking institution to waive the TOEFL/IELTS testing requirement. Our TOEFL minimum is a 79. The IELTS minimum is a 6.5.
Our program uses a cohort model wherein students move through the program with the same group of students throughout the two years of coursework. Courses are delivered via a hybrid model where a typical semester is comprised of one face-to-face class meeting every other Saturday and one online class each semester.
Saturday classes are scheduled from 8:00AM – 5:00PM.
Students are considered to be full-time when taking 8 credits a semester at the doctoral level.
A new cohort begins every summer, but students may join a cohort in the fall and spring terms as well.
Students seeking financial aid should complete the FAFSA to determine eligibility.
Admission Counselor and Advisor
send text to 863.225.8405