Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – General Mastering Education From Pop Quizzes to Paradigms


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Our 100% online Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree provides you with the specialized skills necessary to become an effective educational administrator, university faculty member, senior-level educational leader, or educational policymaker. Our online doctoral program provides advanced training in administration, curriculum development, learning theory, and research. With our Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction degree, you will focus on the courses you are most passionate about, contribute your own research, and become an expert in your field.

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  • 600+ Online Degrees
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  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Our online Ed.D. degree is designed with your success in mind. The Doctor of Education program allows you to complete your coursework in the comfort of your own home as well as connect with your professors and classmates from across the country. This degree offers flexible scheduling while providing you with critical training for your career.

Unlike many doctoral programs, Liberty’s online Doctor of Education program integrates the doctoral capstone project research into your course material so that you can complete this comprehensive demonstration of your education expertise more quickly.

Our online Ed.D. degree will give you the opportunity to engage with experienced education professionals who will guide your development into an advanced educator, administrator, and researcher. Through your Doctor of Education degree, you can learn the extensive theoretical framework behind teaching methods and higher order of application, allowing you to evaluate and address teaching challenges in both K-12 and university-level institutions.

The core content of our online Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree program will increase your understanding of core educational concepts while giving you practical classroom management tools and helping you publish innovative research. You will also focus on the current trends in special education, the prevalent theories of curriculum planning, and possible changes coming in the future of education.

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EdS and EdD Full Time $595/Credit
EdS and EdD Part Time $650/Credit
Military EdS and EdD $275/Credit

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Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for EdS and EdD courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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)