Winona State University campus.

Education Doctorate

Practitioner Focused. Solutions Driven.

The Winona State University Doctor of Education (EdD.) degree program emphasizes the application of theoretical knowledge and applied research to advance practice in the field of education for school, college and community college practitioners.

The program develops practitioner scholars in education who can strategically enhance teaching, address the challenges of practice, and apply research-based strategies to improve education outcomes at all levels.

Emphases include curriculum and instruction, higher education, technology education, indigenous studies, special education, and organizational administration.


Program Learning Outcomes

  • Mastery of content knowledge in the education discipline
  • Mastery of applying theories, methodologies, and knowledge to address education issues
  • Intercultural competencies
  • Demonstrate skills in research and scholarship

Course Delivery Methods

Online + Summer Residency

The Ed.D program will be delivered via a cohort model through a combination of online courses, face-to-face summer residencies and other electronic interactive instructional mentoring and communications.


Contact Us

Barbara Holmes, PhD | Professor
Gildemeister Hall 117B | 507.457.5651 | BHolmes@winona.edu