Doctor of Education in Curriculum, Teaching & Teacher Instruction
University of Florida

Program Details

University of Florida offers an online Doctor of Education in Curriculum, Teaching & Teacher Instruction. With this program, students can further their career path into research positions. Students will learn theories and methods for the best education to provide students and colleagues. The curriculum is designed for those to work together as a community to contribute to problems within the field.


On campus requirements include mandatory attendance of three on-campus experiences during the summer (3-4 days each); one trip to Gainesville to defend dissertation/capstone project prior to graduation; and one UF weekend institute visit each fall and each spring.

  • Masters or Specialist degree in education (or tightly linked to your teaching role)
  • A minimum of 3 years practical experience in the field of education
  • A current role as a full-time practicing educator
  • A minimum grade point average of 3.0 for all upper-division (last 60 credits) undergraduate work and previous graduate work
  • An acceptable score on the GRE
  • Three academic/professional letters of recommendation
  • Statement of purpose
  • Essay

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges