Online Doctor of Education in Human Resource and Workforce Development Education

Online Doctor of Education Degree Program in Human Resource and Workforce Development Education

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Offered by:
College of Education and Health Professions

Program at a Glance

  • Coursework completely online  
  • GRE required
  • Deadlines for admission
    • Fall / Summer - March 15
    • Spring - October 15

Estimated Cost

  • $409.94 Tuition
  • $2.70 Library Fee
  • $10.48 Network & Data Systems Fee
  • $30 Off-Campus fee
*Tuition and fees per credit hour reflect fall 2016 rates for students studying completely online. If an online student takes a course on campus, tuition and fees will differ.

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What You Should Know

Completing a doctoral degree in Human Resource and Workforce Development Education requires a time commitment beyond what you might imagine. HRWD doctoral students usually have a background in all or a combination of the following fields of study: psychology; ‎organizational behavior; occupational counseling; ‎skill testing and evaluation; program design; consulting practice; organizational ‎development; and applications to issues such as training, management ‎development, customer service, and total quality management. The U of A has 7 years of successful execution of this online doctoral degree program, and it is competitive with any other online or on-campus HRD degree program in the country.

Helpful Information

  • You must take the GRE exam to be considered for admission.
  • You must complete a dissertation.
  • U of A allows 7 years from the time of admission into the doctoral program for a student to complete a doctoral degree.


Admission to the doctoral program in Human Resource and Workforce Development is a three-step process.

  1. Apply for admission to the University of Arkansas Graduate School.
  2. Take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  3. Apply for admission to the program. The items listed below must be sent in one packet to: RHRC Student Center, Graduate Education Building Room 116. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701.