Educational Doctorate | Department of Education


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Thank you for your interest in graduate study at the University of Minnesota Duluth! Unfortunately, the Ed D program is not currently admitting new students, but we will add your name to our inquiry list, and will be happy to contact you when the program is prepared to admit a new cohort of students.  If you are interested in being added to the contact list please email umdgrad@d.umn.edu.

Program Overview

The Ed.D. with a major in Teaching and Learning is an applied degree for the professional development of P-12, community college and university faculty and administrators, professionals in other human service professions such as coaching, athletic training, criminal justice, social work, extension, community agency administration, and university student personnel, as well as business professionals involved in education and training activities. The mission of the program is to produce scholarly practitioners.

The goals of doctoral study in this program are to help students:

  1. Acquire greater content knowledge in teaching and learning;
  2. Develop abilities for research in the field of teaching and learning;
  3. Evolve a broadened professional background in areas related to teaching and learning, such as systems and system interactions, and methods for program improvement; and
  4. Increase levels of cultural competence.

Ed.D. Program Contacts

Kim Habig
umdgrad@d.umn.edu

Julie Ernst
jernst@d.umn.edu