Curriculum and Instruction Doctorate

Curriculum and Instruction Doctorate

Develop an understanding of the historical, philosophical and societal basis of educational practice and the application of research to practice.

The online doctorate in curriculum and instruction can help you achieve a superior level of competency in your professional field. This program emphasizes practice and leadership, as well as the challenges facing contemporary K-12 educators. You can choose to complete this program as a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) or a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.).

The Ph.D. is designed for advanced students who seek a focus on educational research and scholarship in local, national or international settings. Through their research specialization, graduates contribute their expertise as faculty in careers in higher education, positions in research organizations or other settings that require educational research.

The Ed.D. is designed for advanced students teaching in a national or international K-12 educational context who want to develop a superior level of pedagogical competency and expertise in their professional field with an emphasis on practice and leadership. The program provides an understanding of the contextual application of research to practice.

$536.13 per credit hour*
60-64 credit hours**
100% online

*This estimate includes online tuition and College of Education fees and is for illustrative purposes only. Your hours and costs will differ depending on your transfer hours, course choices and your academic progress. See more about tuition and financial aid.

**With qualifying master's degree

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