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Doctor of Professional Studies - Instructional Design Leadership

Lead the Way With an Online Doctorate in Instructional Design

The need for a more educated workforce has created the need for instructional design professionals at leadership and implementation levels. Franklin University’s applied Doctor of Professional Studies – Instructional Design Leadership (DPS) enables you to envision, design and direct human capital development that aligns with company goals, transforms corporate culture and moves an organization forward.

Count on Our Support 

Franklin’s DPS is designed to be finished. With a plan from day one, you’ll complete 2 years of coursework before focusing on your dissertation in your third year. You’ll also have a network of support – from your academic advisor and your faculty advisor to an online, cross-disciplinary community of other doctoral students and even your own personal librarian. At Franklin you’ll have a team of allies in your corner. 

Complete Your Degree in 3 Years

DPS – Instructional Design Leadership

Urbana University is a branch campus of Franklin University. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has built its reputation by removing barriers to higher education for busy adults who balance earning a degree with other commitments.

Learn more about the transfer-friendly Doctor of Instructional Design Leadership (DPS) program, including admission requirements, tuition information and application deadlines.


Differentiate Yourself as a Top Performer or Educator

The DPS establishes you as a visionary leader in the workplace who apply research in order to influence business performance, as well as design and develop advanced curricula and learning materials. With a terminal degree in business, you are also qualified to teach at the college level. Paying it forward, you will be able to connect your industry experiences to classroom learning for the benefit of tomorrow’s instructional design leaders. 

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