Doctor of Education / Curriculum & Teaching
Northcentral University

Program Details

Northcentral University knows that the need for well prepared educational leader practitioners has never been greater. The Doctor of Education (EdD) degree program has evolved to the terminal degree of choice for educational leaders. This is true for teacher leaders, administrators, instructional leaders, experts in education technology, organizational leaders and education professionals beyond the classroom.

The EdD program attracts students who have leadership responsibility for providing learning/training to others, whether they be in colleges, PK-12 schools, proprietary organizations, private and public businesses, or the military.

The Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Teaching at Northcentral University is a unique program designed for those with a passion for research and application of best practices through superior instructional approaches and curriculum design. In this specialization, you will be equipped with research skills, best practices in the field, and tools to implement curriculum in a wide variety of settings. You will learn to analyze instructional strategies, integrate curriculum models and theory, infuse technology, assess curricular trends, and apply differentiated instructional modalities to ensure high academic and professional achievement in and out of the classroom.

In your Curriculum and Teaching EdS courses, you will work One-to-One with faculty while utilizing distance learning methodologies for an education experience that is flexible, relevant and personalized. As an EdD in Curriculum and Teaching graduate, you will be prepared to pursue careers in higher education or industry with your skills in curriculum application and development.


  • Admission to the Doctor of Education program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).