Doctor of Education - Teaching and Learning
|Primary Area of Study||30|
|Supporting Area of Study||20|
Degree Specific Credits: 90
Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0
- 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.
- 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:|
|EDU 502||Philosophy of Education||3|
|EDU 504||History of American Education||3|
|EDU 510||Developmental & Learning Sciences||3|
|EDU 515||Computer/Technological Application in Education||3|
|EDLD 486||Statistical Proc in Education||3|
|or EDLD 519||Analysis of Ed Data|
|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|
|Electives: 2 minimum||2|
Minimum Required Grade: C