Take the Lead
in the Classroom and Beyond.

Our innovative online Ed.D. offers

  • Six concentration options
  • An ABD Ed.D. completion track
  • Flexible virtual study
  • Close personal mentorship

Complete your doctoral degree in as few as three years.

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ED.D. at Brenau

Prepare to be a leader in the classroom or in a variety of educational and business settings! The Ed.D. degree from Brenau is offered fully online with two residencies and an ABD status option. Choose from one of six major concentrations that best match your interests or our doctoral completion pathway.

Elementary Education*

This concentration takes a deeper look at subject-specific innovations and trends relative to educating the young child as well as leading teachers of young children.

Middle Grades Education*

This program examines subject-specific innovations designed to meet the unique needs of the middle school student as well as developing effective learning environments for the middle school population.

Higher Education: Leadership

The curriculum of this major concentration provides position candidates to lead post-secondary education environments by mastering organizational, instructional and financial knowledge specific to the issues facing higher education leaders.

Higher Education: Teaching and Learning

This innovative concentration provides maximum flexibility for candidates seeking opportunities to teach at the collegiate level, work as a corporate trainer, lead major organizations as a Chief Learning Officer, become self-employed, or more. Emphasis is placed on adult learning theory, assessment and instructional design.

Special Education

As a leader in special education, you can help drive that creativity and put your experience to the test as you work to bring out the best in your students.

Higher Education: Healthcare Education Specialist

Designed for those who are actively pursuing or considering a professional teaching career in higher education, this concentration stands out by acknowledging disciplinary competence in an allied health field. Brenau’s Healthcare Ed.D. even provides advanced standing for those who are already teaching in higher education.

ABD (All But Dissertation)

This option gives you the support you need to complete your doctorate and enter the classroom skilled in practices of effective teaching and assessment.

"Brenau’s Ed.D. program provided flexible learning for my lifestyle. To help me reach my lifelong goal, faculty was there every step of the way."

- Dr. Williams, Class of 2021

Why Get an Ed.D. at Brenau?

Continue working full time

Our online program, with an online residency, gives you the flexibility you need to continue working while you earn your degree.

Focus on driving change

Brenau’s Ed.D. program includes units on teaching and service in addition to research, so the knowledge and skills gained can be applied in the real world.

Customize your Ed.D. program

Brenau University’s Ed.D. offers six concentrations so you can structure your coursework to best match your interests and career aspirations.

Advance as an educator and prepare for a variety of leadership positions with Brenau’s Ed.D.!

Get in touch with us today to start your future.