Athabasca University - Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs
1 University Drive
Athabasca, AB
Canada T9S 3A3

Distance Education

Program Information
Faculty: Centre for Distance Education
Degree: Doctorate; Distance
Field of Study: Education, General
Description The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Distance Education is a professional doctoral degree, intended for practitioners and those with career experience in distance education. The degree provides rigorous preparation for advanced responsibilities and leadership in the field, similar to other professional degrees such as the Doctor of Business Administration, Doctor of Arts, Doctor of Public Administration, Doctor of Psychology, and the Doctor of Creative Arts.
Website: Distance Education at Athabasca University - Graduate Programs
Course Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Fee is for entirety of the program.
Enrolment #: 12
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 85 to 85
Test Scores:
  • CanTEST or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
Applicants must provide a copy of transcripts from all previous post-secondary institutions. Significant experience in open or distance learning, and a Statement of Intent of 750 to 1,250 words, a description of research background and interests of 750 to 1,250 words are required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: October 23, 2017