Specialization in International Education

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Program Highlights

  • Accelerated, Convenient Program
  • Finish the Coursework in Under 3 Years
  • Specialization in International Education
  • Hybrid Program: Online Classes with Week Long Summer Residency Requirements



The Online Doctoral Program in Education Leadership (Ed.D.) at the University of Bridgeport is a distinct program that offers an expedited and convenient way of pursuing an Ed.D. degree with a specialization in International Education.

The program is designed to enhance the effectiveness and enlarge the perspective of public and private organization leaders, policy makers, and researchers. The advanced graduate curriculum integrates the sound principles of administration, management, organizational psychology, law, program evaluation, international education, and research methodologies. The successful completion of the program leads to the Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.).

Career and Professional Growth

UB’s online Ed.D. program will provide graduates with the necessary knowledge and skills to excel as leaders in an institution or agency involved in dealing with educational issues, policy makers in the educational field, or scholars involved in research and teaching.

Our program is designed for candidates who would like to further deepen their knowledge and abilities to infuse cross-cultural, global issues into organizations and classrooms. Topics and methods relevant to international education are embedded into the program’s courses and activities. Thus, the International Education specialization will ensure that our graduates are prepared to integrate cross-cultural perspectives into curricula, policy, and instruction.

Online Learning

The program has been designed with your busy schedule in mind. The asynchronous class format allows you to study at a time that is convenient for you. All you need is a computer, access to the internet and email. You’ll learn by engaging in online learning activities and projects and by collaborating with both faculty and classmates throughout the entire program.

Tuition & Fees

The University of Bridgeport offers an online Ed.D. from an accredited institution.

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School of Education Information Session (Stamford) @ UB's Stamford Center, Building No. 5
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Stamford location for information regarding the application process and program details.

Those interested in initial teacher certification will benefit from joining this session!

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

School of Education Information Session (Waterbury) @ UB's Waterbury Center
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the School of Education are welcome to join us at our Waterbury location for information regarding the application process and program details.

To register, click on the date that works best for you:


Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Commencement 2017 – Undergraduate and Traditional Graduate @ Webster Bank Arena
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:45 pm

This ceremony is set to confer nearly 1500 degrees to undergraduate and graduate candidates from:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Engineering
  • Shintaro Akatsu School of Design
  • College of Public and International Affairs
  • School of Nursing
  • Fones School of Dental Hygiene (undergraduate)

Visit commencement.bridgeport.edu for more details.

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