|Residency||Required or Optional||Timing|
|Required||Complete the EdD required residency during your first year; required by the end of Term 3.|
|EdD Advanced Residency (RESI 8202)||
Complete an EdD Advanced residency when you have your doctoral study committee assigned in the Prospectus course (EDUC 8081/EDDD 8900/8910) or just prior to the Prospectus course of your program. It is also highly recommended for candidates enrolled in EDUC 8090/EDDD 8990.
*Research shows students who attend an optional EdD Advanced residency complete their program an average of 6 months faster than those who do not attend.
View the EdD Residency Calendar
Email Academic Advising if you have questions.
Walden residencies are designed to prepare you for your doctoral journey. Key goals of the Walden doctoral residency experience include:
The following are key learning outcomes you will be expected to achieve as part of your EdD residency experiences:
As a result of successful completion of this residency, you will be able to: