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EdD Program Requirements|Curriculum & Instruction

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Curriculum and Instruction Graduate Programs
Dept. 3374
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6371
Email: curriculum@uwyo.edu

Doctor of Education (EdD) with a concentration in Curriculum & Instruction Degree Requirements

Prerequisites for Program/Transfer Credits/Electives

Master's Degree (minimum 30 hours - Courses, or equivalents, may already be completed in Master’s)
3 years teaching experiences
EDRE 5530 - Introduction to Research

Program Knowledge Base/Required Core Courses (15 credit hours)

EDCI 5600 - Diversity in Education
EDCI 5730 - Learning Theories: Research & Praxis
EDAD 5720 - Educational Leader as Change Agent
EDAD 5650 - Educational Leader as Communicator
EDRE 5660 - Proposal Writing

Advanced Research Courses (9 credit hours)

Suggested coursework is listed below - note that some coursework in both qualitative and quantitative research is required.  Research courses, with doctoral committee approval, can be taken outside the College of Education.

EDRE 5600 - Ed Research 1: Descriptive
EDRE 5610 - Ed Research 2: Group Comp.
EDRE 5620 - Ed Research 3:  Correlational
EDRE 5630 - Ed Research 4:  Multivariate
EDRE 5550 - Action Research
EDRE 5640 - Intro to Qual Research
EDRE 5650 - Advanced Qual Res Methods

Practicum/Internship (2 hours, to be determined with doctoral committee)

EDCI 5580 - Internship

C & I Specialization (minimum 18 credit hours/approved by doctoral committee)

EDCI 5800 - Curriculum Development
EDCI 5790 - Advanced Instructional Strategies

Problem Based Dissertation (6 credit hours)

EDCI 5980 - Dissertation Research

 

*80  Minimum credits total for Ed.D. Program

For more degree program details, please view the EdD Program Overview and Application Instructions

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