Curriculum & Teaching
Students in the Curriculum & Teaching doctoral program gain a thorough understanding of key areas essential to professional leadership in education. These include building a solid academic content foundation; strengthening the knowledge base and professional skills pertinent to forming, designing, implementing, and evaluating specific educational programs; and developing research capabilities for conducting and evaluating research.
You may pursue study in one of the following areas of specialization:
- Early Childhood Education
- Educational Media & Technology (Please Note: The Educational Media & Technology concentration is on a moratorium for the spring 2013 semester and 2013-14 academic year. We are not accepting new students into the concentration at this time.)
- Physical Education, Health & Coaching
- Special Education
- Curriculum & Teaching with an emphasis on English Education, History & Social Science Education, Mathematics Education or Science Education.
All doctoral students must complete study in four areas: basic School of Education and departmental core courses, educational research courses, academic content courses, and specialized courses in a professional education area.
Program Fast Facts
- Program Requirements: To view a listing of program requirements and coursework information, please visit the Boston University Bulletin for the EdD in Curriculum and Teaching.
- Program Duration: Five academic years (average). Duration for part-time students vary.
- Start Term: You may begin the program during the fall, spring, or summer semester.
- Licensure: This program has optional licensure.
- Prerequisites: This program requires a masters degree or an international equivalent.
- Faculty Contact Information: Professor Stephan Ellenwood, firstname.lastname@example.org, 617-353-3238
- Graduate Admissions Contact Information: email@example.com, 617-353-4237