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  The Graduate School of Education 2007-2009 Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Programs Programs in the Department of Learning and Teaching  

Programs in the Department of Learning and Teaching
The Department of Learning and Teaching offers the doctor of education degree in the following areas:

Early Childhood/Elementary Education *
Language Education
Literacy Education
Mathematics Education
Science Education

The doctor of education degree programs prepare individuals to take leadership roles in their area of study. All programs combine substantial work in the program area with courses in research methods and in educational foundations. Some programs may also require course work in departments of arts and sciences. Upon successful completion of a qualifying examination designed to assess the breadth and depth of students' knowledge in their field, students work with their advisers to develop and execute their dissertation project.

Sample Degree Requirements (Minimum of 72 Credits)

Foundations of education (9)
Area of specialization (30)
Research (9)
Qualifying examination
Dissertation study (24)

* A specialization in creative arts education is available within the early childhood/elementary education program.

 
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