Sep 29, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog

The Degree of Doctor of Education Program

The Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) is a degree program offered by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

  1. The degree of Doctor of Education attests to high attainment in scholarship and in research and is conferred only for work of distinction which displays marked powers of originality.
  2. To be eligible to receive the Ed.D. degree a student must:
    1. Complete the specified general degree requirements.
    2. Demonstrate completion of the equivalent of six full semesters of graduate study and research beyond the bachelor’s degree.
    3. Complete an acceptable dissertation after being admitted to candidacy for the degree.
    4. Satisfy the general and specific departmental or program requirements for the degree.