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Doctor of Education (EdD) in Distance Education Program Regulations

Athabasca University offers the Doctor of Education in Distance Education (EdD). The program is managed and administered by the Centre for Distance Education (CDE), in accordance with Faculty of Graduate Studies regulations. Program regulations, procedures, and operational decisions are made by the CDE Chair, or designate, in consultation with the CDE faculty. The CDE Doctoral Program Council advises in all matters related to the EdD.

The EdD program is comprised of six online courses and an on-site orientation. All courses and the orientation are mandatory in the program curricula. The courses are normally taken in the sequence they are offered.

For more information about the program, method of delivery, admission requirements, and application procedures, visit the CDE website.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2016 to Aug. 31, 2017.

Updated January 04 2017 by laurab

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