Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction

The Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program is 63-semester hours. Schools and organizations are dynamic institutions whose practice is shaped by powerful and influential interests. As a result, the economic, political, social, and technological environments of organizations deal with constant change.


The Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, values, and beliefs that will enable you to function effectively in curriculum roles.


Off-Campus Option

This program is also available at several off-campus locations and online. Click Here for more information.



The purpose of the Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction is to develop curriculum leaders through courses, research, seminars, and internships conducted in an environment based on Christian principles and values.



  1. To engage candidates in critical analysis of curriculum theory and practice;
  2. To engage candidates in disciplined inquiry in the field of curriculum and instruction;
  3. To prepare candidates for making contributions to curriculum theory and practice;
  4. To prepare candidates to become curriculum leaders in organizations.


Course Requirements

EDCI 700: Theory Development Module (6 hrs.)
EDCI 701: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 702: Issues and Modules in Curriculum (6 hrs.)
EDCI 703: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 704: Research Design and Methods Module (12 hrs.)
EDCI 705: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 706: Reform and Change Theory Module (6 hrs.)
EDCI 707: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 708: Assessment and Evaluation Module (6 hrs.)
EDCI 709: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 710: Curriculum/Instruction Module (12 hrs.)
EDCI 711: Seminar (1 hr.)
EDCI 712: Dissertation Module I (6 hrs.)
EDCI 713: Dissertation Module II (3 hrs.)
EDCI 714: Dissertation (Continuing) (3 hrs.) (if needed)

For more details on the program, please download the Information Packet.


Dr. Doug Eury

Phone: (704) 406-4402


Off-Campus Option


Earn your Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in a local cohort or online.


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