Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction
Carson-Newman University

Program Details

The online Doctor of Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for teaching practitioners, instructional coaches, lead teachers, and other who wish to work in educational leadership capacities.  This program is for individuals who have completed master’s and/or educational specialist’s degrees and wish to extend their research expertise.  Candidates develop advanced skills in analyzing theory and research findings for application in a variety of educational settings and will also develop skills for conducting original research.  The focus is on developing leadership skills required for the implementation of research-based change strategies.


  • Statement of purpose

  • Employment verification form
  • Official transcripts
  • Professional educators license
  • Scholarly writing sample
  • A master’s degree
  • GRE

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges