Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & Evaluation
Walden University

Program Details

In-depth research is a key component of this PhD in Education focusing on Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Evaluation. Graduates will be able to use their advanced skills and knowledge to influence positive educational change and improve student and school performance.

Students will gain skills in designing, modifying, and evaluating curriculum and assessments using a systems approach. Courses cover topics such as program evaluation, strategic planning, curriculum mapping, and auditing. An online degree in Curriculum and Instruction allows individuals to develop evidence-based action plans for meaningful and sustainable social change within their educational system.

Courses examine subjects including:

  • Program evaluation for continuous improvement
  • Research theory, design, and methods
  • Data-driven instruction and assessment
  • Current practices in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and evaluation

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Walden University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV

Additional Info

  • This program requires four residencies.

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island