Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.D.) - Elementary Education

Curriculum & Instruction (Ed.D.) - Elementary Education

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2020 through summer 2021. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

This is a non-licensure degree and is not a state approved program. Completion of this degree will not lead to the eligibility of a VA state teaching license or a teaching license or certificate in any other state. 

Education Theory Courses
EDUC 701Advanced Learning Theory and Research3
EDUC 703Theories of Historical and Social Foundations of Education3
Total Hours6
Curriculum & Instruction Core
Choose four of the following courses:12
Issues & Trends in Learning Technologies 1
Issues and Trends in Curriculum and Instruction
Curriculum Theory
Investigations in Curriculum Change
Research in Curriculum Design and Development
Total Hours12
Elementary Education Cognate
EDRS 6593
Choose two of the following courses:6
Instructional Methods for Behavior and Learning
Curriculum Development (Elementary/Secondary)
Elementary Curriculum and Methods
Total Hours9
Research & Evaluation Courses
EDUC 750Survey of Educational Research 13
EDUC 816Applied Research3
EDUC 850Literature Review for Applied Research3
EDUC 880Applied Research Concepts & Methodology 2,33
Total Hours12
Capstone
EDUC 887Capstone I 15
EDUC 888Capstone II 15
EDUC 889Capstone III 15
EDUC 890Capstone IV 20
Total Hours15

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 54 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of a post-graduate and doctoral degree may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No grades lower than a B- may be applied to the degree
  • Successful completion of Capstone Project
  • Degree must be completed within 7 years1
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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