Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Program Details


Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction program overview. 

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Ed. D. in Curriculum and Instruction

Admissions criteria

Apply before July 1 to begin in the Fall semester.

  • Master’s degree or equivalent with a GPA of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Online application
  • Official transcript of all previous undergraduate and graduate credit sent from the institution to the Office of Graduate Studies (printed or official electronic transcripts are acceptable)
  • A statement of career goals describing how this degree will help meet professional aspirations and areas of interest in curriculum and instruction
  • Letters of recommendation from three people who can comment on the applicant’s ability to complete a doctoral program of study; the applicant’s master’s program advisor is appropriate to include.
  • A writing sample: an article, paper or other composition of 5-8 pages
  • A vitae or resume

Please note: Meeting minimum admission standards does not guarantee admission to the program.

 

Curriculum and Requirements

Course Number

Course Name

Credit Hours

C&T 802

Curriculum Planning for Educational Settings

3

C&T 806

Instructional Strategies & Models

3

C&T 803

Differentiating Curriculum & Instruction

3

C&T 920

Doctoral Seminar

3

 

Content Elective #1

3

 

Directed Readings

3

C&T 808

Qualitative Research: Curriculum Inquiry

3

 

Research Elective #1

3

ESPY 870Quantitative Methods for Research in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies 

C&T 970

Fostering Professional Learning & Leadership

3

C&T 971

Planning & Conducting Educator Inquiry in Professional Settings

3

C&T 972

Connecting Professional Growth & Student Learning

3

C&T 990Capstone Seminar3

C&T 995

Field Experience

3

C&T 997

Independent Study

3

C&T 999

Doctoral Dissertation

12

 

MINIMUM PROGRAM CREDIT HOURS

52

Suggested research electives include:

  • EPSY 710/711: Introduction of Statistical Analysis & Lab
  • EPSY 811: Analysis of Variance 
  • EPSY 816: Evaluating School Programs
  • EPSY 822: Educational Scales, Questionnaires, and Sampling 
  • C&T 906: Qualitative and Curriculum Inquiry: Analysis and Interpretation​

Questions?

Kim Huggett
Edwards Campus Phone: 913-897-8421, Lawrence Campus Phone: 785-864-4510