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Graduates with Dr. Tim Ford and Dr. Kioh Kim from the 2014 May Commencement

Doctoral Degree

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (Ed.D.)

This 60 credit hour degree program is designed for persons who are interested in and show promise of becoming scholars and leaders in education and the allied health professions. Applicants can select from the following concentrations:           

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This 60 credit-hour degree features a rigorous program of academic coursework and research experiences which prepare future scholars and practitioners to understand and address educational problems and needs from a holistic perspective. Applicants to this program can either enter post-bachelor degree or post-master degree.

If applicants enter post-bachelor, they will first complete a terminal degree in a master program in education, health sciences, or a related field before proceeding with doctoral coursework.

Admission Requirements

For admission into the Curriculum & Instruction doctoral program, candidates must hold Master’s degree in Education or Health Sciences or related fields (depending on concentration selected). 

All applicants must have a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.75 and a minimum cumulative graduate grade point average of at least 3.25 to be considered for admission.

All applicants must have completed the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with minimum score of 292 (Verbal and Quantitative scores combined) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score of 397 (Scaled Score, 50 Percentile Rank) for Probrational Admission.

Admissions Procedures

There are two steps to applying to the Ed.D. Program in Curriculum and Instruction:

For International students seeking admission into this program, a TOEFL score of 61 or above is needed.

The application process is selective, so meeting the minimum requirements for admission does not necessarily guarantee admittance into the program. Application deadlines are as follows:

For any further questions about the program, please email eddci@ulm.edu or 318-342-1277.

For more information about the curriculum for this program please visit ULM's School of Education and ULM’s Graduate Catalog.