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May 13, 2019
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Master Instructional Planning with Our Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Degree Program 

You can reach the peak of your career and academic pursuit with our 100% online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction degree. In our online Ed.D. program, you’ll study education administration, curriculum development, learning theory, and the latest research to gain the advanced knowledge you need to positively influence the world of education. In addition, you’ll also conduct your own research and contribute new knowledge to the field with your Doctor of Education dissertation. 

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Available Online Areas of Study

Ed.D. In Curriculum And Instruction – Elementary Education Tile

Elementary Education

Doctor Of Education EdD In Curriculum And Instruction Tile

General Education

Ed.D. In Curriculum And Instruction – Middle Grades Education Tile

Middle Grades Education

Ed.D. In Curriculum And Instruction – Secondary Education Tile

Secondary Education

Ed.D. In Curriculum And Instruction – Special Education Tile

Special Education

 

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Doctorate in Education – Curriculum and Instruction Degree?

Through our doctorate in education online degree program, you will learn from experienced education professionals who will mentor you as you become as an advanced educator, administrator, and researcher. Our EdD degree offers a robust theoretical framework that helps you extend your teaching methods to a higher order of application, allowing you to evaluate and address teaching challenges in K-12 institutions as well as universities.

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

The core content of our online EdD – Curriculum and Instruction degree program will enhance your understanding of essential educational concepts while giving you practical classroom management tools and helping you publish cutting-edge research. Your online education courses will focus on current trends in curriculum development as well prevalent theories of curriculum planning and possible changes coming in the future. Our online EdD degree advances your skills in quantitative and qualitative methods of research, establishes advanced learning theory and research skills, and provides many other competencies essential for advanced educators.

While completing Liberty University’s Doctorate in Education online degree program, you will be able to choose specialized tracks in Educational Leadership to further equip you for an administrative role in K-12 or higher education, or a Curriculum and Instruction track, which will ensure that you have all the tools you need to achieve teaching excellence.

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Military Benefits
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Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Specializations

Our online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction degree program has several areas of specialization for specific roles and career needs:

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Elementary Education

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – General

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Middle-Grades Education

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education

Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education

Our Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Program Highlights

  • By earning your Doctorate in Education degree from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we are committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we have frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past four years – and counting.
  • Our online Doctor of Education degree gives you the opportunity to include licensure-track requirements for initial licensure, advanced licensure, or add-on licensure to your current credentials.
  • This EdD online degree program allows you to meet your peers and professors in person through optional on-campus intensives.
  • With the online Ed.D. degree’s blended program format, you can be confident that your skills and knowledge are not only theoretical but have been tested in a hands-on environment as well.

Similar Online Degree Programs

You may also be interested in the online Education Specialist (EdS) Degree.

Online Doctor of Education – Curriculum and Instruction Degree Information

  • An education background check is required for all courses beyond EDUC 701.
  • Students in this degree program can complete between three to four optional on-campus intensives. Most intensives are offered in a week-long course format, with a few being offered in a weekend format.

  • Please note that some states may have additional steps and requirements for licensure.
  • An extensive final dissertation project is required.

Military Benefits for Our Online EdD Degree Program

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate and EdS/EdD students (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in times.

Admission Requirements for Our Online Ed.D. Degree

A regionally or nationally accredited master’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

Liberty’s online Doctor of Education degree may be modified to fulfill initial teaching licensure requirements for Elementary, Middle Grades, Secondary, and Special Education. If you possess initial licensure, pursuing the online Ed.D. degree may also include requirements for advanced and add-on licensures. Please speak with an Admission Counselor for more information about adding licensure-track requirements to the online Doctorate in Education program.

What are the Benefits of the Online Doctorate in Education?

  • Completing your Ed.D. gives you a terminal educational credential that shows employers you have reached the pinnacle of your field’s achievement.
  • The online Doctor of Education gives you the opportunity to include licensure-track requirements for initial licensure, advanced licensure, or add-on licensure to your current credentials.
  • Completing the Ed.D. online program’s dissertation will empower you to make a unique impact in educational research that can become the basis for publications, curriculum material products, and other publishing opportunities.
  • With the online Ed.D. program’s blended format, you can be confident that your skills and knowledge are not only theoretical but have been tested in a hands-on environment.