The Educational Doctorate (Ed.D.) is a post-master's program in education with concentrations in: Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Leadership.
The concentration in Curriculum and Instruction will meet the need of educators in areas such as staff development, program coordination, and curriculum development and graduates will hold job titles such as Curricular Specialist, Director of Elementary Programs, Director of Secondary Programs and Reading Specialist, to name a few.
The concentration in Educational Leadership is intended to prepare those educators who aspire to become agents of change and management within school districts as leaders among the ranks of principals and superintendents. Graduates of the EdD program (both concentrations) will also be prepared for careers in academe and within the management of professional organizations that value the organizational skills acquired through the program.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
International Student Requirements:
TOEFL or IELTS scores if earned bachelor's degree outside the US in a country where English is not the official language.
Regionally accredited master's degree in education or related field,
Minimum 3 letters of recommendation on letterhead from faculty or previous supervisors,
GRE test scores,
For complete admissions requirements, please see the academic catalog listing for this program.
Facts & Figures
# of Credits Required: 81
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 371.92 USD
In State Tuition (per year): 6500 USD
Out State Tuition (per year): 12400 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Fringe Rural Area
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999