Doctoral
Online Degree Programs

DISTINGUISH YOURSELF WITH AN

Online Doctoral Degree

Ready to take your education to the next level but aren’t willing to put your life on hold? Then California Coast University’s online doctorate degree programs may be just right for you.

When you decide to pursue a doctorate degree from an accredited online school, such as California Coast University, you’re taking the first step toward making your educational dreams come true. And if you attend CCU, you don’t have to stop living your life to make that happen.

Ed.D. Program Requirements:

California Coast University understands that applicants have a wide variety of educational backgrounds and skill levels and that the program may not be a good fit for everyone. With this, the University wants each applicant to be fully informed and aware of the program requirements prior to enrollment.

For additional information on Ed.D. Program Requirements, click here

For the application process, candidates must:

  • Have professional experience working in a position related to education – a minimum of three to five years of professional experience. 
  • Submit a resume for review prior to acceptance.
  • Have earned a master’s degree in education, or another field may be considered.
  • Submit a writing sample prior to acceptance.

For the Ed.D. program, students must:

  • Have internet access to complete research requirements for the program.
  • Complete a Qualifying Examination and Comprehensive Examination.
  • Complete four writing assignments - 3 - 4 pages for each of four units (16 writing assignments total per course).
  • Complete a doctoral dissertation and oral defense based on original research in the field of education.
  • Students complete a total of 66 semester units for the Ed.D. degree program.

YOU Benefit With CCU

Our low-cost and flexible programs are:

  • Affordable
  • 100% Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Accredited
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CCU offered a self-paced distance learning approach that allowed me, a working mother, to take courses as I was able and very affordable.
Gaye (Wilson) Gibson, Doctoral Alumni

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