Program Highlights & Benefits
Flexible online format with collaborative cohort model
‘Hands-on’ faculty give individualized support
No GRE or admission tests
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What You Learn
The Doctorate of Education is designed for those individuals who have a completed master’s and who wish to extend their research expertise. Candidates will develop advanced skills in analyzing theory and research findings for application in a variety of educational settings, and they will also develop skills for conducting original research. In addition, candidates will focus on the development of leadership skills required for implementation of research-based change strategies. Candidates complete a series of courses and a comprehensive exam prior to proceeding to the research component of the program. Candidates complete a series of courses that lead to the development of the research proposal and dissertation, the capstone research experience for the program.
How You Learn
Online: This is an online cohort. Synchronous sessions may be required for some courses. Following the outlined degree plan, you will finish the program in three years.
Upon completion of this program students will have earned a Doctor of Education (EdD) degree with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction. This program will prepare you for positions in Higher Education teaching, Director of Curriculum, Chair Person, and Director.
EdD in Curriculum and Instruction
Year 1 (Core)
|EDU 6310||Christian Ethics & Values|
|EDU 6311||Research I, Academic Writing|
|EDU 6312||Research II, Quantitative|
|EDU 6313||Multicultural Experiences|
|EDU 6316||Research III, Qualitative|
|EDU 6314||Grant Writing|
|EDU 6341||Digital Learning|
|CAI 6352||Supervision & Leadership|
|CAI 6320||Curriculum Theory|
|CAI 6322||Curriculum Design|
|CAI 6324||Assessment of Student Learning|
|CAI 6321||Strategies for Professional Development|
|CAI 6325||Contemporary Issues|
|CAI 6351||Program Evaluation|
|CAI 6323||Research IV, Proposal|
|CAI 6361||Research V (1) Dissertation|
|CAI 6362||Research V (2) Dissertation|
|CAI 6363||Research V (3) Dissertation|
While the chart above lists each of the courses that make up the EdD degree for informational purposes, this is not an official class schedule, and is subject to change.