This just in…how would you like to earn a FREE doctorate from Harvard University? Sound too good to be true? Well, it’s not. News of a tuition-free doctoral program in educational leadership spread quickly over Twitter this morning around 11:00 A.M. EST following this tweet.
Here’s some more information on the programs from the official Harvard news release:
Harvard University today announced the launch of a new, practice-based doctoral program to prepare graduates for senior leadership roles in school districts, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and the private sector.
The new tuition-free Doctor of Education Leadership Program (Ed.L.D.) will be taught by faculty from the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), the Harvard Business School (HBS), and the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). The program offers an unprecedented approach to preparing leaders equipped to transform the American education system in order to enable all students to succeed in a 21st-century world. The three-year program will begin in August 2010 and initially enroll 25 students per year.