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Iowa Doctorate in Education Programs

(found programs from 7 schools)

If you are ready to move your career in education to the next level, a doctorate in education could be the next step for you. Doctorate-level programs are designed to prepare educators to lead the field in policy making, curriculum reform and more. At EducationDegree.com, we make it our goal to help you find the program that best fits your needs. Explore the listings below to discover more information!

Earning an Ed.D. in Iowa

Several Iowa universities offer accredited Ed.D. and Ph.D. programs that can prepare you to be a leader in the field of education. Popular areas of study offered by these Ph.D. and Ed.D. programs include:

  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership
  • Special Education
  • Educational Psychology
  • Foreign Language and ESL Education
  • And many more!

Many programs are course-focused, with secondary emphasis placed on independent research. When considering different programs, it's important to keep a few things in mind. For instance, some programs require a doctoral dissertation, while others do not. That's why we recommend contacting more than one school to be sure you choose the right program for you.

Career Opportunities for Graduates in Iowa

According to the 2013 Iowa's Workforce and the Economy report, the education industry in Iowa achieved record levels of employment last year—and jobs requiring a doctoral level of education are expected to see a growth rate higher than average. The Iowa Department of Education lists vacancies in the state's educational institutions at all levels. With an Ed.D., you could find a position as a superintendent of a local school board, helping to shape the educational goals of the next generation. Or you could work directly in a school as a principal, interacting with students who will look up to you as a guide or role model.

If you want to qualify for the highest salaries in the field of education, earning a doctorate-level degree could better position you for new opportunities. EducationDegree.com has direct connections with hundreds of accredited colleges across the nation that help Iowa students earn their PhD level degree. Review our featured listings below and contact the schools that interest you. We recommend contacting multiple schools to be sure you choose a program that fits your life and goals in education.


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Online programs may not be available in all states

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