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Doctor of Education

Education Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Foundations


Please note that we enter a new cohort only on even-numbered years (2020, 2022, and so on). For students who plan to begin a doctorate in the summer of 2020, the application deadline is March 1, 2020.

As you plan your academic career and prepare your application, please contact Dr. Sterling Hilton, chair of the doctoral program, or any member of the doctoral committee with questions.



The Education Doctorate (EdD) program will prepare moral leaders who use research and best practices to improve learning, social equity, and other education outcomes in schools and communities.

The EdD program prepares education leaders with scholarly dispositions and skills to effectively lead, lift, inspire, and educate their colleagues and followers. The program aims to instill in its candidates the desire to make education institutions places of learning that equip students from all backgrounds to be contributing members of the human family.

Contact Info:
phone icon (801) 422-4291 / (801) 422-3813

Doctoral Program Chair
office icon Sterling Hilton, PhD
mail icon sterling_hilton@byu.edu