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Doctor of Education in Distance Education

Get a professional doctoral degree that provides rigorous preparation for advanced responsibilities and leadership in the distance-learning field.

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Program details

The Doctor of Education in Distance Education is an 18-credit online graduate program. Transferring students must meet the admission requirements and complete at least 2/3 of their doctoral courses, the proposal defence/candidacy examination, and all dissertation requirements with Athabasca University.

All courses are online grouped study, with defined start and end dates. The program also includes a required 1-week on-site orientation, a candidacy exam, and the completion and defence of a dissertation.

You can finish this program in as little as 4 years of study or take up to 5 years to complete all requirements.

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