Thomas Gauthier, Ed.D.

Dissertation Committee Adjunct,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Thomas Gauthier is excited to join the ACE team as Adjunct Dissertation Faculty, in the Department of Leadership and Administration. Tom is currently the Associate Dean for the Industrial and Technical Programs at Palm Beach State College in Florida; he was previously the Department Chair for the Department of Architectural Technology at Guilford Technical Community College in North Carolina. Originally from the Boston Massachusetts area, Tom earned an Ed.D in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University in Boston and holds an Ed.M in Educational Leadership From Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater MA. His research is focused on postsecondary career and technical education, 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 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.

Students will gain experience as a scholar practitioner with the necessary skills to utilize innovative curriculum, current technology, and instruction methods relevant to second language learners’ educational needs in a variety of professional settings. Students engage in scholarly research throughout the coursework to support their final dissertation at the end of their program.

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