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Learning Analytics in K12 Education, EdD

Learning Analytics K-12 Specialization

Improving K-12 learning outcomes can significantly impact the prosperity of students and the economic growth of their communities. Data analytics have long been used in public and private businesses to help drive a number of decisions, and now educational administrators and school districts may recognize the benefit of real-time data to help shape processes to ensure student and faculty success.

If you have a passion for combining data application and theoretical principles to guide the processes in primary, intermediate and secondary educational systems, NCU’s Doctor of Education (EdD) with a specialization in learning analytics K-12 can help prepare you to improve the K-12 academic experience and its results.

This online doctoral program immerses students into the growing field of K-12 learner analytics. The program emphasizes identifying early and prominent foundations of student analytics and examining key theories, views from leading experts and useful best practices and applications in K-12 learning environments.

This 18-credit program specialization also explores the role of technology and data mining, the identification and application of relevant data and more. Students will study the impact of tutoring, technology and online learning tools, as well as student demographic background, to build the advanced skills needed in a variety of academic roles.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
48 16 45 months
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one-to-one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Education Learning Outcomes
  • Recommend policies advancing equity and social justice in educational organizations
  • Select ethical and regulatory compliant actions supporting the mission and vision of organizations
  • Develop leadership skills through the integration of theoretical constructs with professional practice
  • Create strategic and tactical plans to improve organizations
  • Construct theory-informed decisions for addressing complex problems of practice