Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Ed.

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education

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What You Will Learn
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Inspire Future Leaders with Our Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education Degree

Are you looking to maximize your knowledge in the field of secondary education? Are you interested in becoming a more effective teacher or administrator? Liberty University’s online Ed.D. can provide you with all of those things and more. Our online education classes in curriculum and instruction focused on secondary education will equip you for success in today’s modern classes.

You can gain all of the skills necessary to have a positive impact on the education field through cutting-edge educational technology, research, and curriculum development tools. Whether you are interested in teaching biology, English, history, or any other subject area, our secondary education program will provide captivating courses through our advanced doctoral study that can help you become more of an expert in your field.

Liberty University’s online education classes allow you to study on your schedule through convenient 8-week courses. The ability to learn in-demand skills from your home or office has never been easier. As a pioneer in distance learning, Liberty University has been providing quality education to students at home since 1985. With the continuous advancement of technology, we strive to always provide students like you with the best online experience possible.

What Will You Learn in Our Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education Degree Program?

  • Technology and Diversity: Explore the use of technology in education and how it can be applied to reach students with different backgrounds, learning styles, and preferences.
  • Theories of Leadership: A study of leadership styles, theories, and evidence-based practices and how they can be applied to challenges faced by today’s academic leaders.
  • Curriculum Theory: Gain an understanding of the theoretical and philosophical perspectives that shape the process of developing and implementing the curriculum.

Each of your education classes will add another layer of knowledge to your resources for future situations. These tools will provide the opportunity for career advancement in addition to amplifying your abilities as a secondary education teacher. The training you have worked so hard for will be exemplified by the success of your future students as you are better equipped to educate and prepare them for their futures. There is no greater reward than knowing that you have made a positive impact on a student’s life.

Potential Career Options with a Doctor of Education Degree 

  • Curriculum specialist
  • High school teacher
  • Researcher
  • School administrator
  • Secondary school educator
  • University professor

Our Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education Degree Program Highlights

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 10 online schools in America. Earning your online Doctor of Education degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 6 years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Students are able to complete the Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education in just 3 years!

Military Benefits

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
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Credit Hours

3

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

Interested in studying on campus?

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Aug 23, 2021

Accreditation

NCATE through CAEP

Experience That Matters to You

As an accredited Christian college with a 7,000-acre campus in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

 

We are widely recognized as a top university for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s, postgraduate, or doctoral degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective, and our faculty see themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey, you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

At Liberty, we believe in putting a world-class Christian education within reach — so our tuition rates have been frozen for 6 years and counting!

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 6 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is a valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.