Doctor of Education -Educational Leadership in Technology

Are you poised to be at the forefront of digital-driven educational leadership? Bradley's Ed.D. program, with a specialized focus in Educational Technology, is designed to equip you with the skills to design, implement, and oversee cutting-edge digital education solutions. This program delves deep into the integration of advanced technology, innovative instructional design, and experiential learning strategies to redefine the educational landscape in our digitally-mediated world. Prepare to lead the transformation in education with a comprehensive understanding of technology's role in creating dynamic, interactive, and impactful learning experiences.

Complete in 48 credit hours. 

Complete the doctoral research requirement employing action research methodology embedded within coursework. 

No Internship Required. Students complete a digital portfolio at program completion.

Bradley’s online Ed.D. with a concentration in Educational Technology equips you to solve the challenges facing educators in a rapidly changing world. With courses in instructional design, educational technology, portfolio development, online and distributed teaching and learning, instructional and learning theory application, and applied education media, our program prepares students to meet many modern educational needs.

The Bradley Advantage

What can you do with a concentration in educational technology? Bradley prepares you to develop, evaluate, select, and lead the implementation of online learning programs at the K-12 and postsecondary levels. The focus is on shaping education professionals for 21st century online learning. 

Where Can You Work?

  • Colleges or universities 
  • Public administration 
  • Corporate education/training 
  • LanState and national education associations and foundations

Successful Outcomes

Dean of Distance Education: Median salary: $107,704* 

This role is responsible for various responsibilities, including administrative functions, developing strategic initiatives, planning and policy setting, fundraising, curriculum and program development, finance and budget management, and fostering partnerships with external stakeholders.

Director of Online Learning: Median salary: $114,965* 

A director of online learning oversees the development and implementation of college or university online courses and programs. A director is responsible for working with faculty and staff to lead and manage a college’s educational technology programs and courses, including evaluating and recommending technologies for online and hybrid learning. 

Chief Online Learning Officer: Median salary: $212,100* 

The Chief Online Learning Officer (COLO) serves as part of an institution’s senior leadership team with expert knowledge of the trends and culture that define modern education. This position requires a broad understanding of academics, technological capabilities, finance, student support initiatives, and digital learning experiences designed to meet the needs of students, faculty, and staff. 

Director of Educational Technology: Median salary: $115,399** 

This role is a senior position dedicated to all issues relating to technology and its usage at a school or business. They also assist the faculty in integrating appropriate and innovative technologies to support, enhance, and extend learning to every student. This role also varies by employer and the individual needs of an institution.

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