Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Degrees
The College of Education offers two Curriculum and Instruction doctoral degrees:
The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for advanced students who seek a focus on educational research and scholarship in local, national, or international settings. Through their research specialization, graduates contribute their expertise as faculty in careers in higher education, positions in research organizations, or other settings that require educational research.
The Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction is designed for advanced students teaching in a national or international K-12 educational context who want to develop a superior level of pedagogical competency and expertise in their professional field with an emphasis on practice and leadership. The program provides an understanding of the contextual application of research to practice.
The Ed.D. program is an online cohort program, which can be completed in three years. Portions of two on campus summer sessions are expected for program completion for Track 1. Portions of three on campus summer sessions are expected for program completion for Track 2. The intended audience is domestic and international practicing teachers.