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University of Phoenix

Ed.D. in Ed. Leadership - Curriculum and Instruction

The University of Phoenix Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction degree program is designed for learners interested in strategies for managing and leading processes related to curriculum, instruction and assessment. Learn more about the University of Phoenix Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction program here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction

School Offering Program:

University of Phoenix

Degree Level:

Doctoral

Program Prerequisites:

Applicants to the University of Phoenix Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction program should have already earned a graduate degree. Learners are required to have a minimum 3 years of professional experience, current access to a work environment and current or a record of past employment in a leadership position.

Program Description:

The University of Phoenix Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction degree program is designed to teach learners strategies used by educational administrators and supervisors. The Curriculum and Instruction specialization focuses on curriculum design, learning theories, and program evaluation techniques. Learners have the opportunity to explore the design of standards-based curricula that address the needs of all learners. Doctoral learners also have the opportunity to complete research and write a dissertation.

Accreditation:

University of Phoenix is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org).

Learning Format:

Online, plus brief residencies in select cities throughout the duration of the program. Please contact a University Enrollment Advisor for details.

Program Length / Total Credits Required:

62 credits

Financial Aid Available:

Financial aid is available for those who qualify. Aid opportunities include federal and state financial aid, grants and loans, employer tuition reimbursement, internal and external scholarship sources, and access to other resources.

Required Courses for a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction:

Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact University of Phoenix to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

  • COM 705: Communication Strategies (1 credit)
  • SEM 700R: Doctoral Program Orientation Seminar (0 credits)
  • LDR 711: Transformational Leadership and Innovation (3 credits)
  • PHL 700R: Creative and Critical Thinking (3 credits)
  • EDD 711: Social Contexts and Contemporary Issues (3 credits)
  • EDD 724: Instructional Leadership (3 credits)
  • RES 711: Fundamental Principles of Sound Research (3 credits)
  • CUR 711: Developmental and Learning Theories (3 credits)
  • CUR 712: Curriculum Theory (3 credits)
  • DOC 721R: Doctoral Seminar I (2 credits)
  • RES 722: Research Design (3 credits)
  • EDD 721: Planning and Leading Change (3 credits)
  • CUR 721: Curriculum Design (3 credits)
  • DOC 722: Doctoral Seminar II (3 credits)
  • CUR 722: Instructional Models (3 credits)
  • CUR 723: Assessment of Student Learning (3 credits)
  • DOC 731R: Collaborative Case Study (3 credits)
  • DOC 732R: Doctoral Seminar III (2 credits)
  • CUR 731: Supervision of Curriculum and Instruction (3 credits)
  • EDD 732: Contemporary Policy Analysis and Development (3 credits)
  • CUR 732: Program Evaluation (3 credits)
  • DOC 733: Doctoral Dissertation (3 credits)
  • DOC 734: Doctoral Project IV (3 credits)
  • DOC 740R: Annual Renewal Residency (0 credits)
    • Only required for learners who have not completed their dissertation within 12 months of completing program coursework.

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