Program Development (Emphasis in Educational Innovation)
University of South Florida
Doctorate - Blended
Education is a huge and growing enterprise involving millions of students and tens of thousands of educators in schools, colleges, businesses, nonprofits, the military, government, and dozens of other settings. It is also a field that is driven by innovation and the need for creative approaches to prepare students for a global environment that demands continuous learning in the face of rapid change.
The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Program Development with an emphasis in Educational Innovation prepares practicing professionals to develop and lead sustainable educational innovation in their own settings. This 54 credit hour professional degree, designed to be completed in three years, has a strong inquiry component that focuses on significant problems of practice in real-world educational settings. Required courses are scheduled at times and locations convenient for working professionals, and many distance-learning options are available as electives.