Teaching and Learning - Doctor of Education (EDD)
Doctor of Education (EDD) - Teaching and Learning
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
Degree Specific Credits: 90
Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0
Catalog Year: 2022-23
The Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) is designed for veteran teachers, curriculum specialists, administrators and other interested professionals to advance their careers through study of current research methods, educational foundations and policy, effective curriculum and pedagogy, and contemporary educational issues. While work closely with a faculty mentor on their chosen line of inquiry, the degree culminates in the candidate producing their own research. Graduates with Ed.D’s take faculty positions in higher education, leadership positions in school districts, or a variety of related positions with education research, development, and service organizations.
90 credits minimum, including master's degree and dissertation. This includes a primary area of study (30 credits), a supporting area of study (20 credits), a core of research and foundation courses (38 credits, including a maximum of 10 credits for the dissertation) and electives (2 credits). Students complete a written comprehensive examination in addition to a dissertation.
Primary Area of Study
Supporting Area of Study
*The required core can be incorporated within the primary or supporting areas with the exception of EDU 699.
Complete all of the following courses:
Foundations of Education:
Philosophy of Education
History of American Education
Developmental & Learning Sciences
Computer/Technological Application in Education
or EDLD 519
Statistical Proc in Education
or Analysis of Ed Data
Advanced Seminar in Curriculum & Instruction
Minimum Required Grade: C