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

Notes/Description

  • 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. 

Summary

Required Core

Foundations

9

Technology

3

Research

38

Primary Area of Study

30

Supporting Area of Study

20

*The required core can be incorporated within the primary or supporting areas with the exception of EDU 699.

Total Hours

90


Course Requirements

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

Foundations of Education:

EDU 502

Philosophy of Education

3

EDU 504

History of American Education

3

EDU 510

Developmental & Learning Sciences

3

Technology:

EDU 515

Computer/Technological Application in Education

3

Research:

EDLD 486

or EDLD 519

Statistical Proc in Education

or Analysis of Ed Data

3

EDU 520

Educational Research

3

EDU 618

Educational Statistics

3

EDU 620

Qualitative Research

3

EDU 625

Quantitative Research

3

EDU 694

Advanced Seminar in Curriculum & Instruction

1

EDU 699

Thesis/Dissertation

10

Electives:

2 minimum

Total Hours

Minimum Required Grade: C