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BLDG 2, RM 201
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All programs are accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the State of Florida Department of Education (FLDOE), the Board of Education (BOE), and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
The doctoral degree in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to meet the educational needs of regional placebound, full-time employed professionals who will be selected from a wide range of educational backgrounds. These backgrounds include, but are not limited to, public school personnel, community college and university personnel, social and health related personnel, community civic leaders, and military personnel. The Ed.D. program prepares professionals in the community to assume administrative and leadership positions and to conduct and evaluate applied research studies that emphasize local, regional, and state educational issues and problems. To accomplish this task the research and course work is substantive and focused. Rigor of the program is maintained by recruitment and admission policies and procedures, closely monitored curriculum development, and benchmarks of progress such as written and oral exams and successful completion of a dissertation.
The Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction offers specializations in Administrative Studies; Curriculum and Diversity Studies; Evaluation and Accountability; Instructional Technology; Physical Education and Health; Sciences and Social Sciences; and Teacher Education. The criteria listed below are the minimum Ed.D. program requirements. Each specialization area may have additional requirements. Contact should be made with the specialization area to determine additional requirements.
Academic Learning Plan
Multiple Specializations Available:
Curriculum Studies and Diversity Studies
Internship / Service Learning Programs
Ms. Ester Molder
BLDG 2, RM 204
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