Thomas Gauthier, Ed.D.

Dissertation Committee Adjunct,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Thomas Gauthier is an Adjunct Dissertation Faculty member, in the Department of Leadership and Administration.  Dr. Gauthier is currently a higher education administrator at a state college in Florida. Originally from Massachusetts, Tom earned an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University and an Ed.M in Educational Leadership From Bridgewater State University. His research is focused on postsecondary career and technical education, workforce development, teaching and learning methods, labor market trends, and the value of higher education in society.  

Education

  • Doctorate in Higher Education Administration
    Northeastern University
  • Master's in Educational Leadership
    Bridgewater State Univeristy
  • Bachelor's in Architectural Engineering
    New England Institute of Technology
  • Associate in Fire Science Technology
    Bristol Community College

Research Interests

Postsecondary Career and Technical Education 

Workforce Education

Educational Leadership 

Teaching and Learning

Labor Market Trends 

Value of Higher Education in Society 

Program Affiliations

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.

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Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education

This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education

The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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Ed.D. in Nursing Education Doctor of Education

The Doctorate in Nursing Education is for master’s degree nurses who want to help address the growing need for more RNs in today’s ever-expanding healthcare system. The American College of Education Ed.D in Nursing Education program is a fully online curriculum to prepare nurses as educators in either an academic or professional development setting. The program uses a unique interdisciplinary approach to focus on the science of teaching and learning. Students will engage in scholarly research to support their dissertation while developing the competencies to create and evaluate curriculum, develop effective teaching strategies, use innovative technology to promote learning and much more as they prepare to educate the next generation of nurses.

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Ed.D. in Public Health Education Doctor of Education

The customizable Doctorate in Public Health Education is designed for healthcare educators and professionals who wish to address public health issues through education in local, national and international communities at the post-master’s level.

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Ed.D. in Second Language Instruction Doctor of Education

The Doctorate of Education in Second Language Instruction is designed for professionals with a master’s degree who wish to advance their second language instruction skills and knowledge at the post-master’s level. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.

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