Doctor of Education (EdD) in Curriculum & Instruction
Doctor of Education (EdD) in Curriculum & Instruction

Discover Your Future at Argosy University with a Curriculum & Instruction EdD Degree


Diverse Students in this Program


Students are ages 40+ in this Program


Students Enrolled Full Time in this Program

*Argosy University program census, 09/16/2016

The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to prepare educators to be change agents and leaders in the P-12 setting, and to engage actively in their communities to foster the development of global citizens.

Why a Doctor of Education Degree in Curriculum & Instruction?

The EdD Curriculum and Instruction program is intended for individuals who are engaged in the practice of education in the P-12 setting. EdD in Curriculum and Instruction is designed within a practitioner-researcher framework and aims to prepare individuals to be professional and competent in curriculum, instruction, leadership, as well as the use of research and data for program decision making. Blending contemporary theory and practice, the program values the interdependence and emerging relationships among educational and social communities.

Why a Curriculum & Instruction Degree at Argosy University?

The EdD in Curriculum and Instruction is designed within a practitioner-researcher framework. The program values the development of professional competence and interpersonal effectiveness to develop learning communities that are ethically and culturally responsive to all facets of a pluralistic society. The program can prepare candidates to use data and research to drive decision making in the P-12 setting. Learning experiences across the program can foster students’ individuality, cultural awareness, social responsibility, and creative inquiry. The program can prepares student for engaging in the study of practice-based problems in education and data-driven decision making to generate real world solutions. The Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction degree program is not intended to lead to certification or licensure.


  • The College of Education at Argosy University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The accreditation covers advanced educator preparation programs across all campuses of Argosy University and its online programs. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes.
  • Argosy University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, California, 94501,

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What to Expect

When you’re applying, you will:

  • Work with an admissions team and program faculty to answer questions and assist you through the application process.
  • Learn from a financial aid* team about the options for making your academic goals more affordable.

When you’re enrolled, you will:

  • Engage in a 60-credit program that accommodates working professionals.
  • Be taught by faculty members who are practitioner/scholars in the field of Education**.
  • Experience a field-based curriculum that allows for the development of interpersonal and professional skills.

*Financial aid is available to those who qualify.
**Credentials and experience levels vary by faculty and instructors.

At Argosy University they care about me and my success and that is important to me because there are days I don't think I can make it, but they think I can, and that's what matters.

Dr. Ginger Pratt, EdD Curriculum & Instruction
Alumni, Class of ‘16
Culinary Arts Teacher at Marietta High School, Recognized as “Teacher of the Year” for her school and district

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