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Curriculum and Teaching, EdD

Curriculum and Teaching Specialization

Inspired learning starts with developing and determining what to teach. NCU’s Doctor of Education (EdD) in Curriculum and Teaching specialization is designed for those with a passion for research and application of best practices through superior instructional approaches and curriculum design. In this specialization, you will be equipped with research skills, best practices in the field, and tools to implement curriculum in a wide variety of settings. Under the guidance of mentoring professors, you will learn to analyze instructional strategies, integrate curriculum models and theory, infuse technology, assess curricular trends, and apply differentiated instructional modalities to ensure high academic and professional achievement in and out of the classroom.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
EDD 48 16 40 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one-to-one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Doctor of Education Learning Outcomes
  • Recommend policies advancing equity and social justice in educational organizations
  • Select ethical and regulatory compliant actions supporting the mission and vision of organizations
  • Develop leadership skills through the integration of theoretical constructs with professional practice
  • Create strategic and tactical plans to improve organizations
  • Construct theory-informed decisions for addressing complex problems of practice