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Educational Studies Doctorate: Innovation and Education Reform Emphasis

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A Mostly-Online Doctoral Program for Educators

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This Educational Studies Doctor of Education (EdD) degree in Educational Studies provides working teachers and administrators with access to a premier doctoral program in education. The 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.

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

This doctoral program is mostly online, with five-day courses delivered in Loveland, Colorado, the first three Summers. Your dissertation defense will also be presented face-to-face the final semester of your program.

The Highest Level of Educational Leadership 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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Snapshot

Credits Required:
64
Time to Completion:
4 years
Tuition:
$525/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Dr. Christy Moroye

970-351-2483

Off-Campus Coordinator:

Jon Shaw

970-351-2897

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