The Ed.D. program In Curriculum & Instruction prepares graduates for college or university positions in teacher education or for positions within school districts with specific areas of curricular expertise and supervision. The program includes coursework, an internship, and practical experiences to prepare graduates to: (1) produce scholar-practitioner research that adds to the knowledge base of a specific organization and/or program; (2) educate teachers in the areas of curricular expertise and evidence-based practice; and (3) provide effective leadership in the field of teacher education. The program provides the opportunity for students to include a supporting area of study.
Potential optional areas of emphasis include: Elementary Education, English Education, ESOL, Foreign Language Education, Gifted Education, Instructional Technology, Math Education, Science Education, Social Studies Education, STEM Education, and a dual degree partnership with the Darden School of Business.