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The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction program at University of Phoenix is designed to prepare you to play a leadership role in instruction supervision and curriculum design and development. Learn more about this program here.
Once enrolled in the University of Phoenix Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction program, you will have the opportunity to study learning and curriculum theories, instructional models and learning assessment methods. Program course work also addresses teaching methods and strategies, instructional program evaluation, classroom management, curriculum management and policy development in educational institutions. You are given the chance to apply theories and methods in a 5-day collaborative case study course, and a series of doctoral seminars and a research project provide the opportunity to work with mentors throughout the dissertation process.
You should have experience or currently be working in an educational atmosphere. Though not required, you could possibly be serving in an administrative or supervisory position. Applicants are expected to have a graduate degree from a regionally or approved nationally accredited institution with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on the graduate degree posted transcript, current or a record of past employment in an education or leadership position, and a minimum 3 years of professional experience and current access to a work environment.
The curriculum of the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction program is presented through courses, seminars and research projects. A total of 62 credits must be completed. A non-credit annual residency renewal course must be taken by those who have not satisfied the dissertation requirement within 12 months of completing the program. Course work is taken sequentially in the order listed below.
Doctoral programs require brief residencies in select cities. Please contact a University Enrollment Advisor for details.
The University's Central Administration is located at 1625 W. Fountainhead Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85282-2371. Online Campus: 3157 E. Elwood St., Phoenix, AZ 85034
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Advisor.
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