Ed.D. in Teaching & Curriculum (accelerated option) TC9

Program Options/Extensions:
In addition to taking the core program outlined below, students may want to consider supplementing their program to achieve other goals and pursue additional certification. Each option enhancement has specific prerequisites and/or course requirements in addition to the requirements for the TC9 base program.

Additional Options & Certifications
  • Advanced Certificate in Teacher Leadership [LT1] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Optional Advanced Certificate in Program Evaluation [EV1] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Advanced Certificate in Online Teaching [OT1] (3+ Additional Credits)
  • Additional Advanced Certificate in Digitally-Rich Teaching in K-12 Schools [OT3] (3+ Additional Credits)


Primary program course requirements

The primary program includes a total of 90 credits. The detailed Ed.D. in Teaching & Curriculum (accelerated option) TC9 Program of Study Form shows the additional requirements for the program option(s)/extension(s). When you meet with your advisor, you will complete a detailed program plan for Ed.D. in Teaching & Curriculum (accelerated option) TC9


Entry Level Courses   

Enter up to 36 credits in entry level/advanced coursework in education or related fields to be transferred in or completed prior to matriculating into the degree program. If there are not 36 credits of eligible transfer courses, or required doctoral courses were taken as part of a Warner master's degree, the student must take additional electives to reach the 90 credits total for the doctoral degree.

Research Methods Courses   
ED506 Concepts and Issues in Social Science Research

Choose two additional research methods courses for a total of 6 credits; eligible courses include:
ED507 Qualitative Research Methods
ED504 Quantitative Research Methods
ED520 Program Evaluation

Program Core   
EDU522 Theory and Research in Learning
EDU526 Theory and Research in Curriculum and Change
EDU523 Theory and Research in Teaching

Select at least two courses to develop depth in your area of specialization. Advanced Seminars are strongly recommended and can be taken more than once if offered by different instructors.
ED513 Research Writing: The Literature Review
ED551A Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 1A
ED551B Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 1B
ED551C Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 1C
ED552A Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 2A
ED552B Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 2B
ED552C Teaching & Curriculum Doctoral Cohort Seminar 2C

Milestones and Dissertation Research   
EDE561 Portfolio Review: Teaching & Curriculum
EDE558 Comprehensive Exam Research: Teaching & Curriculum EdD
ED532 Action Research Methods (1 credit)
ED553 Teaching & Curriculum Dissertation Proposal Seminar
ED554 Action Research Dissertation Seminar I
ED555 Action Research Dissertation Seminar II

A total of at least 9 credits of dissertation credits, to be taken concurrently with the Proposal Seminar (3 credit), the Dissertation Seminar I (3 credits) and the Dissertation Seminar II (3 credits):
ED593 Ed.D. Research (Dissertation) (variable credits)
ED593 Ed.D. Research (Dissertation) (variable credits)
ED593 Ed.D. Research (Dissertation) (variable credits)

Electives   

Choose electives for a total of 9 credit hours. If additional courses are need to reach the 90 credits total required for the doctoral degree, add electives to reach that total.
 

Notes:



Other Requirements:

In addition to the coursework indicated above, in order to graduate and to receive the certification(s)/licensure (if any) you are seeking this program has additional requirements. Please note that in some cases, while our program will provide you with all the academic experiences required for the certification you seek, there may be some additional requirements that you will have to complete independently and outside of our program in order to be granted that certification/licensure (ex: completing a certain number of years of mentored experiences or completing exams).

    Required for Program Completion
  • B.A. or B.S. Degree
  • Cohort Begins Summer Of
  • Portfolio Evaluation Successful completion of a portfolio within the first two years in the program.
  • Dissertation Seminar Starting Fall Of
  • Comprehensive Exam (see program notes for how to register for exam)
  • Dissertation Proposal Exam (also referred to as "Qualifying Exam")
  • Dissertation Defense