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Ed.D. in Education (Curriculum and Instruction Concentrations)

About the Degree

The Doctor of Education is the highest professional degree in Education. The program serves professionals who are leaders in Curriculum and Instruction in schools, districts, or universities. The program also prepares educators for teaching, research, and scholarly writing at the college and/or university level.  READ WHAT OUR GRADUATES HAVE TO SAY

• Curriculum and Instruction For additional information, please contact  Dr. Thomas Nelson
• Teacher Education
• Special Education For additional information,please contact  Dr. Michael Elium , Program Coordinator.

NEW! Sacramento Ed.D. Program located at the Pacific Sacramento Campus, click here.

Admission to this program is a holistic decision. For more information please see the  Graduate Catalog 
Students apply to the Office of Research and Graduate Studies of the University for admission.
All materials must be submitted as a completed application to the Research and Graduate Studies Office.

Program Requirements: For more information please see the Graduate Catalog

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Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Gladys L. Benerd School of Education
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211
Phone: (209) 946-2558
Fax: (209) 946-3110

There is a program prerequisite requirement of having completed a Master's level course in the field of curriculum. It is variously referred to as Curriculum Foundations, Principles of Curriculum, Curriculum Theory. Applicants who have not had such a course will be required to add EDUC 209 Curriculum Theory to their program of study.