Horizontal TabsOverview The EdD in Adult Education Leadership (EdD AEL) program has purposefully been designed to cross the traditional boundaries between education and business. This online adult education program is designed for professionals working with adult learners in various organizational settings including higher education, corporate structures, health care organizations, government and military settings. The study of adult learning theory and practice and program planning for adult education activities serves many types of organizational needs. As with any doctoral degree, you will master the English language and applied research methodologies. Our online doctoral degree in education is designed to help you become a successful and influential adult education leader. The program stresses critical thinking and can help you develop exceptional knowledge, skills, integrity, and the ability to apply theory to creative and innovative solutions of practical adult education and training challenges. The EdD in Adult Education Leadership degree program is designed to be of service to students, the learning organizations, and the communities that our graduates serve. The School of Education trusts that if you meet the program's rigorous admission standards, you are a mature individual, dedicated to your professional growth and the growth and well-being of your organization and community. If you are interested in an online doctoral degree, we invite you to fill out the form on this page for more information. Select an Area of Study Adult Education Leadership Outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Analyze and evaluate current practice as well as synthesize and apply critical thinking to the student’s academic deliverables and professional lives. Examine, select and integrate solutions to practical problems in designing and recommending training needs. Assess and select current research that is practical, relevant and appropriate to the students’ chosen research topic and methodology, and integrate this information into course synthesizing projects, the dissertation and other academic deliverables. Perform research and recommend practical solutions to a problem, question or issue relevant to the student’s area of research interest or specialization. Program Disclosures Make an informed decision: Gainful Employment Disclosures Review potential occupations, tuition and fees, on-time completion rates and median loan debt.