Doctor of Education (EdD)


Alexander Gagnet

Ed.D. Student

"What I love best about the program is the care and attention the faculty put into the success of all the students. You really feel wanted and appreciated for your hard work and effort."

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Alicia Hunter Marymount Ed.D. Student

Alicia Hunter

Ed.D. Student

My research at Marymount will shift public discourse about the available public school data published by state departments of education, local school districts and third-party sites.

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Courtney White

Ed.D. Student

"I chose Marymount because of the seamless application process, welcoming and supportive personnel, the convenience of doing all the work online from my home, and the opportunity to meet and grow with people from all over the United States."

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David Slater EdD Student

David Slater

Ed.D. Student

"I like the support Marymount offered to students like me who would be fully remote—as well as the emphasis on access to professors and their willingness to be available."

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Harold Thomas EdD Student

Harold Thomas

Ed.D. Student

Marymount’s responsiveness and professionalism—from the admissions counselor with whom I initially spoke to the professors—made me choose this school for my Ed.D. degree.

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Heather Hollandsworth Ed. D. student

Heather Hollandsworth

Ed.D. Student

Your faculty members that are teaching your courses each semester are very personable. They want you to do well. They want to be that support system. I really think that [the people] stand out with Marymount versus a lot of other larger online institutions.

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EdD Student Jenn Scully

Jenn Scully

Ed.D. Student

I liked the overall direction of Marymount’s program. It was diverse enough in content—yet the scope matched my career goals. I also am happy with the online platform that works nicely into my current work schedule.

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Jess Burns-Turch Ed. D. student

Jessica Burns-Turch

Ed.D. Student

We have a dynamic group of professors that are readily accessible and provide real-time feedback. Dr. Clara Hauth is full of life and "keeps it real,” challenging us, and holding us accountable.

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Johnathan Harris

Ed.D. Student

Marymount is innovative and not afraid to be bold and brave. That’s what also attracted me to Marymount University (MU). The Ed.D. program was and is 100% as advertised.

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Justin Ralston

Justin Ralston

Ed.D. Student

As someone who has led through a pandemic now, the biggest highlight has been the level of community engagement of the program.

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Kristie Edwards

Ed.D. Student

I chose Marymount University for a few reasons that I found impactful not only for my current learning but learning beyond. Marymount came highly recommended by my colleagues who knew they wanted to pursue a doctorate while continuing their career.

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Lisa Arthur

Ed.D. Student

I chose the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and Organizational Innovation program at Marymount because of the emphasis on innovation.

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Lisa Reents EdD Student

Lisa Reents

Ed.D. Student

I appreciate MU’s founding, mission, and vision which I find agreeable with my worldview. I was very interested in seeking a program that could offer me a robust education alongside solid ethical threads.

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Maria Mercedes Oetgen

Maria Mercedes Oetgen

Ed.D. Student

"By completing this Ed.D. program, I am learning about ways to be a better leader. This degree is helping me think more deeply about my work as a teacher leader in the field of education."

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Marie Gemelli-Carroll

Marie Gemelli-Carroll

Ed.D. Student

I chose Marymount University for its relevance to today’s world, its eye is on sustaining the mission, and because it is adaptive, flexible, and responsive to the needs of its students and community.

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Paulette Huckstep Ed. D. student

Paulette Huckstep

Ed.D. Student

The program has been a transformational experience for me as I learn what inspires me and harness this knowledge to be a better and more effective leader.

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Pretty George, EdD Student

Pretty George

Ed.D. Student

I chose MU because I have a passion for leadership and for helping new leaders start their leadership journey.

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Somachi Kachikwu EdD Student

Somachi Kachikwu

Ed.D. Student

I chose Marymount University due to the critical components of my desired Ed.D. program – practical, emphasis on collaboration, research-oriented and global minded.

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Toni Bissen

Toni Bissen

Ed.D. Student

Marymount University - it was perfect for me. It felt like I found the needle in the haystack, or that I found my soulmate - like the perfect match. I honestly thought it was a Holy Spirit thing.

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Tracey Jamison Ed. D. student

Tracey Jamison

Ed.D. Student

I realized Marymount's Ed.D. was perfectly in line with what I was doing professionally. It also allowed for some flexibility for me to learn, grow and put me on the path to where I’d want to be in the future.

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Travis Zimmerman

Travis Zimmerman

Ed.D. Student

I chose MU because I wanted something close and local. I evaluated 3 programs before deciding on MU. The responsiveness of the graduate student advisors played a role as well as the cost competitiveness of the program in my final decision.

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