Walden University

Education Doctorate with a Higher Education & Adult Learning Specialization

The Education doctorate with a Higher Education and Adult Learning specialization from Walden University emphasizes proficiency in understanding the needs of a changing clientele and academic community.

Student populations in both higher education and adult classroom settings are becoming older and more diverse as educational methods incorporate more technological solutions and distance approaches. Building on the foundational core KAMs in the social and behavioral sciences, the Education doctorate with a Higher Education and Adult Learning specialization curriculum emphasizes proficiency in:

  • Understanding the needs of a changing clientele and academic community
  • Analyzing and implementing strategies to promote learning and to support development in higher education
  • Learning how systems and policies can be used to ensure organizational effectiveness and social change in postsecondary settings

Contexts for the study and practice of higher education include: 

  • Community colleges
  • Private and public liberal arts colleges
  • Distance-learning institutions
  • Regional and state universities
  • Proprietary, technical, and trade schools
  • State and federal agencies
  • National professional associations

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Degree Category: Education & Teaching > Higher Education > Doctorate
Degree Subject: Higher Education Degree
Degree Level: Doctorate