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Ed.D. Overview

C&T graduate student in the classroomThe Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction prepares you for a leadership position in education and to work with teachers and other professionals in a variety of settings that may include school districts, colleges and universities, state and federal education agencies, and educational companies. During the program you will learn how to translate theory and research into practice and to solve practical problems either in your current or a future educational context.

Doctoral work includes at least 27 credit hours in the major, additional hours in basic and applied research skills, and a dissertation involving original research in the student's specialization.

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program Profile


Study Abroad in Cuba

study abroad in Cuba

Apply now for the Cuban Culture and Society Program - Deadline March 1!

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Study Abroad in Korea

TESOL practicum

Undergraduate students are eligible to apply for the Freeman scholarship ($5,000).

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Learn more about the Practicing Educator Sponsorship Program offered to PK-12 public (or private) school district educators interested in a graduate program in education at KU.

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A complete listing of courses in the Curriculum and Teaching department

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Join us in congratulating Laura Brogdon, math teacher at Shawnee Mission West, C&T alumnus, and recipient of the Educating Excellence Award from Perceptive Software and the University of Kansas School of Engineering! Video: http://flash.smsd.org/index.php?vidid=501
Congrats to Dr. John Rury of #KUSOE - 2015 ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship: http://t.co/qOSNOP5VUy http://t.co/2qaTWZQpj8


Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award