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Educational Studies EdD – Innovation & Education Reform Cognate

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A Mostly-Online Doctoral Program for Educators

This Educational Studies Doctor of Education (EdD) degree provides working teachers and administrators with access to a premier doctoral program in education. This mostly-online program features our Innovation and Education Reform Emphasis, preparing informed, reflective and forward-thinking educational leaders who are prepared to implement and study educational change in today’s rapidly evolving educational systems.

In the Innovation and Education Reform Cognate You will study...

  • Relationships between research, policy and practice in education
  • How to conduct, analyze and apply research of education
  • Issues surrounding curriculum, evaluation and implementation
  • Critical evaluation skills and perspectives of education and society
  • Ways to contribute to the improvement of education systems

The Highest Level of Educational Policy Preparation
from a National Leader in the Field

Graduates will be able to pursue careers in academia, the K–12 world, and other educational settings and agencies.

  • Take on leadership roles in school districts.
  • Become a University faculty member.
  • Work as a consultant to state and federal agencies.
  • Plan and implement curriculum at the district level.
  • Assume leadership roles for non-profit and private schools and agencies.

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Credits Required:
Time to Completion:
4 years
$580/credit hour

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Contact the Program Coordinator:

Christy McConnell Moroye, PhD


Program & Enrollment Manager:

Jon Shaw


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