Doctor of Education
You are the change agent. Within your skills and experience are the solutions to solve problems and do great things.
Our degree teaches you how to get there.
What will I learn?
You'll build your analysis, problem-solving and leadership skills in one of two concentrations:
Curriculum and Instruction
You'll learn how to:
- Build curriculum to meet the needs of diverse students
- Identify the need for staff development and deliver it to faculty
- Support and facilitate curriculum with the right resources
- Evaluate the effectiveness of staff development
- Explain standards and changes to diverse audiences
- Use student data to adapt curriculum and instruction
- Implement standards changes to curriculum and instruction
- Use technology effectively
- Evaluate digital educational programs
You'll learn how to:
- Plan, implement and manage organizational change using data to create a collaborative culture
- Implement a shared vision of learning
- Manage resources to provide a safe, efficient learning environment
- Make ethical decisions
- Understand and respond to political, social, economic and and legal landscapes
- Nurture and sustain a school culture conducive to student learning
- Use technology effectively campuswide
When are classes?
Our program is arranged in a cohort structure with a new group of students admitted each Fall semester. Classes are during fall, spring and summer semesters, every Thursday evening and Saturday morning during the Fall and Spring and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the summer for concentrated semesters.
What are your admission requirements?
- Bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
- GPA of 3.2 or greater on a 4.0 for your master's work.
- Minimum GRE of 450 on verbal reasoning and 450 on quantitative reasoning within the last five years. (Or equivalent on the new scoring scale)
- Minimum GRE score of 4 on analytical writing exam within the last five years
- Two years of experience as a teacher or administrator (with teaching experience) in a public, private or higher education setting
- Interview session with program faculty