Graduates with Dr. Tim Ford and Dr. Kioh Kim from the 2014 May Commencement
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:
- Curriculum and Instruction (C & I): The C & I concentration prepares scholars in the
domains of curriculum, teaching, teacher education, and/or educational policy at the
K-12 or college level, or in local, state, regional, or national agencies.
- Health Professions Education (HPRE): The HPRE concentration prepares allied health
professionals in academic leadership and advancement of their professional practice.
It is specifically designed for licensed allied health professionals seeking to become
leaders and educators in the health care industry for the effective delivery of health
information and care in the 21st century.
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.
For admission into the Curriculum & Instruction doctoral program, candidates must
hold one of the following:
- Undergraduate degree from an accredited institution
- Master’s degree in Education or Health Sciences or related fields (depending on concentration
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
Verbal score of 500 (New Scale 153) and minimum Quantitative score of 500 (New Scale
144) + minimum 4.5 Analytical Writing score for Full Admission- OR -minimum Verbal
+ Quantitative score of 900 + minimum 3.5 Analytical Writing score for Probational
There are two steps to applying to the Ed.D. Program in Curriculum and Instruction:
- Submit a complete application to ULM Graduate School, including all non-ULM transcripts,
GRE scores, and application fee. If applying via the online application system, please
make sure to select the “5G Graduate Online” application.
- Submit a completed packet of the following items directly to the Program Director,
either by email to email@example.com or via mail to:
Dr. Kioh Kim
2-26 George T. Walker Hall
700 University Avenue
Monroe, LA, 71209
- a current resume or curriculum vitae;
- three (3) letters of recommendation from professional colleagues who are familiar
with his/her character, work, and skills (where applicable);
- a scholarly writing sample of 8-10 pages or more. Previous work such as an academic
paper, report, or Master’s thesis may be submitted;
- a professional goal statement: 1-3 page typed, double-spaced statement of your professional
goals and how the Ed.D. (and chosen concentration) will lead to the fulfillment of
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:
- Fall Admission: April 15
- Spring Admission: October 15
For any further questions about the program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org 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.