The Doctor of Education degree at UWF is designed to prepare individuals to assume leadership roles in public education, health and human service, government agencies, and military education programs. Emphasis is placed on preparing graduates capable of conducting and evaluating applied research at the local, state, or regional level.
The Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction includes the following specializations:
- Administration and Leadership Studies
- Curriculum and Assessment
- Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups Studies
- Higher Education
- Health and Physical Activity
Instructional Design and Technology, formerly a specialization within the Curriculum and Instruction Ed.D., has been elevated to a stand-alone Ed.D. in IDT.