The primary purposes of the doctoral programs in the Department of Instruction and
Curriculum Leadership are to prepare candidates for positions as teacher educators
and researchers in colleges and universities; or, to produce experts in research and
development who can lead initiatives to analyze, implement, and evaluate instructional
materials and learning environments.
Degree: Doctorate of Education
Major: Instruction and Curriculum Leadership
Concentrations for the EdD degree:
Admissions: Students must meet the admission standards of the University and the Department.
For initial questions about admission please see the ICL Admissions page.
Advising: Please contact Mrs. Shelby Tate for specific questions about a certain concentration area, general issues, and any
problems with registration. Once students are admitted to the program, they will be
assigned to a faculty advisor from their area of concentration. Students should refer
to their faculty advisor with any questions regarding coursework and degree requirements.