College of Education and Human Services

St. Charles, Mo. / St. Louis, Mo.
Leadership (EdD) with Curriculum & Instruction Emphasis

St. Charles, Mo. / St. Louis, Mo.
Leadership (EdD) with Curriculum & Instruction Emphasis

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Total credit hours might be more depending on how soon students successfully defend dissertations.

Doctor of Education (EdD) offered in Online formats.

Leadership (EdD) with Curriculum and Instruction Emphasis 

Curriculum & instruction focuses on leadership in teaching, learning, and development and does not lead to certification. This St. Louis EdD degree is intended for individuals with initial leadership experience, seeking to fill curriculum and instruction roles in school districts, higher education, or those in a corporate or government training setting. Graduates with an emphasis in curriculum & instruction secure positions as curriculum coordinators, instructional coaches, corporate trainers, and university/college professors. The curriculum & instruction emphasis offered at the Lindenwood St. Charles/ St. Louis campus, includes 15 credit hours in addition to the core coursework focused on curriculum design and assessment, global and social perspectives in teaching and learning, policy, politics, and issues of social justice. All coursework aligns with the Leadership, EdD conceptual framework domains: human centricity, organizational change, equity, ethics, social justice, and technology.

View the degree requirements for an EdD curriculum and Instruction degree. 

Three Year Curriculum Plan

Semester 1
EDA78100 Creative Courage
EDA78200 Principles of Design Thinking

Semester 2
EDA76100 Leadership, Ethics and Education
EDA78500 American Education

Summer I
EDA78300 Leadership Theory and Application
EDA78400 Leading Organizational Change

Semester 3
EDA77700 Research Design, Methods and Ethics in Educational Research
EDA77800 Applied Qualitative Research Methods

Semester 4
EDA78700 Curriculum and Instruction, Assessment and Evaluation
EDA78910 Problem of Practice I

Summer II
EDA76200 Educational Policy, Politics and Social Justice
Global and Social Perspectives: Revisioning Curriculum & Instruction

Semester 5
EDA77900 Applied Quantitative Research Methods
EDA78920 Problem of Practice II

Semester 6
EDA78600 Leading in the Digital Age
EDA78900 Problem of Practice III

Curriculum & Instruction - Teacher Ed