Regent University's School of Education offers a range of graduate programs ranging from Master of Education to Doctor of Education.

School of Education Degrees

Whether you’re looking for a comprehensive education graduate degree or an essential professional development program as a teacher or administrator, we’ll equip you with your desired level of continued service, leadership and research in the field of education. Explore our programs below.


66-68 Credit Hours | Online

The Doctor of Education degree is an online program that equips current and aspiring organizational and institutional decision-makers with the knowledge and skills to design, implement and evaluate professional development programs for adult populations. Through the curriculum that emphasizes critical thinking, scholarly research, writing and learning from a Christian worldview, you will be prepared to deliver results-based programs that further the professional practice of adult learners within your organization.

Ed.D. – Adult Education

Ed.D. – Advanced Educational Leadership

Ed.D. – Christian Education Leadership

Ed.D. – Curriculum & Instruction

Ed.D. – Educational Psychology

Ed.D. – Educational Technology & Learning

Ed.D. – Exceptional Education Executive Leadership

Ed.D. – Higher Education

Ed.D. – Higher Education Leadership & Management

Ed.D. – K-12 School Leadership

Ed.D. – Special Education


75-77 Credit Hours | Online

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education is designed to facilitate adult learning styles in a specialized field of education. Capitalizing on critical thinking, scholarly research that informs practice, writing and learning from a Christian worldview, this degree is primarily reserved for those interested in adding research skills in their vocations. After successfully negotiating the candidacy examination, all students must complete a culminating experience: The submission and successful defense of a doctoral dissertation. Students possessing an Ed.S. or equivalent may be admitted to the Ph.D. program with advanced standing after a review of their post-master’s transcripts.

Ph.D. in Education – Adult Education

Ph.D. in Education – Advanced Educational Leadership

Ph.D. in Education – Character Education

Ph.D. in Education – Christian Education Leadership

Ph.D. in Education – Curriculum & Instruction

Ph.D. in Education – Educational Psychology

Ph.D. in Education – Educational Technology & Learning

Ph.D. in Education – Exceptional Education Executive Leadership

Ph.D. in Education – Higher Education

Ph.D. in Education – Higher Education Leadership & Management

Ph.D. in Education – K-12 School Leadership

Ph.D. in Education – Special Education