Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction – Secondary Education Finalizing Strong Foundations for the Future


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Our online Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction — Secondary Education degree program provides the advanced education administration, research, and curriculum development skills you need to create lessons that inspire students in your classroom and beyond. Our Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Secondary Education degree can equip you for an advanced high school level teaching or administration career in your subject area. Partner with us and let us help you reach your full potential, so you can make the difference in education you were always meant to make!

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  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

At Liberty, we want to help you succeed. Throughout our online doctorate in education degree, you will be taught by experienced professionals in the field of education who will mentor you as you become an advanced educator, administrator, and researcher. We know you are more than a student, and we seek to support you academically, personally, and spiritually. 100% online with 8-week courses and no set login times, our Ed.D. degree gives you the flexibility you need to complete your coursework when and where you want so you can maximize your time.

Our online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction — Secondary Education degree will teach you advanced education theory and best practices designed specifically for high school teachers. In our Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction — Secondary Education degree program, you will study curriculum function, development, and evaluation in addition to innovative technology use in the high school classroom. Through rigorous online study, you can learn to apply doctoral-level research to your own classroom to solve practical problems as a high school teacher, administrator, and curriculum developer.

In our online Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction — Secondary Education degree program, you can learn how to apply advanced educational theory and assessment techniques to high school teaching, giving you the tools you need to evaluate and improve your instruction methods. You can learn skills that can help you manage student behavior, adapt content for gifted education programs, and become a better administrator. Our online doctorate in secondary education degree will help prepare you for career advancement as well as enable you to be a better high school teacher – no matter what subject you teach.

Please note: Liberty University’s education programs are based on the State of Virginia’s grade level definitions. These definitions may vary from state to state.

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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)