The Doctor of Education in Leadership of Curriculum and Instruction (EdD) prepares education professionals for career advancement as leaders, administrators, as well as curriculum and instructional design supervisors. This degree’s coursework embraces corporate and traditional educational settings with theory and practice that ground practitioners and researchers in the knowledge and skills needed to lead in excellence and equity in their domain.
Successful applicants to the EdD will have a completed master’s degree. They have a strong desire to hone their knowledge stacks and theoretical principles that drive excellence in education globally. Students participate in both in-class and out-of-class activities, group assignments, research papers, projects, as well as case study analyses. This degree culminates with a successfully defended doctoral dissertation.
The Doctor of Education program emphasizes advanced decision-making, leadership skills, in-depth theoretical knowledge, and applied research by exploring such educational challenges as change management, equity, globalization, and 21st-century skills.
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The mission of the EdD at Westcliff University is to inspire and empower scholar-practitioners from diverse communities through transformative practices that support positive learning mindsets and reimagine educational culture.
EdD Program Description
The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Leadership, Curriculum, and Instruction empowers scholar-practitioners to lead and influence education, design and evaluate curriculum, as well as elevate and maximize instructional methodologies. The degree integrates educational principles and leadership theories to inform research, andragogy and pedagogy, and evidence-based assessment. It combines primary research with practical experience to produce effective change agents who value diversity as well as equitable practices and policies. Students engage in project-based learning with embedded practicum experiences to solve real-world problems that foster personal and professional growth. They receive oversight, feedback, and guidance while participating in authentic working conditions. Graduates are equipped with the actionable skills necessary to positively impact organizations and advance their careers in leadership, curriculum, and instruction.