The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) with a concentration in Curriculum and Teaching prepares leaders serving in various roles in public and private institutions who can skillfully provide direction in curriculum and teaching, and curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation. Emphasis is on developing the individual’s expertise about teaching and learning to enhance organizational leadership and management of instructional programs in schools and other organizations. The program views the study of curriculum through both theoretical and practical lenses. This program focuses on preparing professionals to draw on theory and research in addressing problems in a variety of settings, while developing the knowledge and skills needed to make key decisions regarding curriculum and teaching, with potential impact on policy development in a rapidly changing field.
The coursework is 100% online, however all doctoral students are required to participate in the Summer Institute week-long conference in Florida.
- An official transcript from a regionally accredited institution indicating a conferred master’s degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.0
- Official transcripts from all institutions of higher education
- Professional letters of recommendation from two individuals
- A test score report from MAT or GRE (The test must have been taken within the past five years)
- Completed Personal Statement of Goals
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) now administers both NCATE and TEAC accreditation. Current accreditation status under NCATE and TEAC for education programs will continue through the accreditation term, during which they will be CAEP Eligible.
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges