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Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum & Instruction

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum & Instruction degree at Andrews University is offered for candidates who wish to be educational leaders. Students learn theoretical and conceptual research. The program requires on campus attendance in the first year.


  • Masters degree in an area appropriate to the program
  • Applicants with less than 16 graduate semester credits must have an undergraduate cumulative GPA of 3.00 or have a GPA of 3.00 in a minimum of 16 graded semester credits of course prerequisites
  • Applicants who have completed at least 16 semester credits of graduate work must have a graduate GPA of at least 3.20
  • Nine semester credits of education courses including an undergraduate course (or graduate equivalent) in educational psychology
  • Official transcripts
  • Two recommendations
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose

Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission,

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission