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Graduate School

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

Program Requirements  Program Application Deadline Additional Program Application Required?
Minimum combined score of 292 on the GRE. (Verbal + Quantitative)

Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale) 

Minimum graduate GPA of 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)

For Spring 2018
apply by
October 15, 2017

For Fall 2018
apply by
April 15, 2018


Click here to download program application


Frequently Asked Questions

How many students are admitted each year, and how many apply?
We admit approximately 15 new students each year.

Is the program accredited? 
The Doctor of Education program is accredited by both SACS and CAEP (formerly NCATE). 

Is the program academically rigorous?
Despite the reputation of many online programs around the country, our program seeks to “break the mold” by offering a comprehensive, rigorous program of study while providing the convenience of the online format.

What kind of writing sample should I provide, and can I provide more than one?
The preferred writing sample is a Master’s thesis if you have one. Published academic writing or a term paper from a Master’s level course may be accepted. You are welcome to provide more than one writing sample to showcase different aspects of your academic work


Next steps...

Graduate Catalog
The catalog outlines university policies, tuition and fees, extensive program and degree information. Click on the link below for catalog information specific to the program.

Curriculum and Instruction, Ed.D.

Still have questions? 

You may also contact our Program Director for more information:

Dr. Kioh Kim
Program Director, Doctor of Education Program
School of Education
Walker Hall 2-26