Curriculum and Instruction: Science Education, EdD
The IU Online EdD in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in science education is designed for science educators looking to supplement their master’s degree with advanced-level coursework.
As a student in this program, you gain a richer understanding of your scientific area of expertise, as well as the most effective techniques to teach it in a classroom setting. You apply research-based theories to practical settings related to teacher training and young learners’ concepts of science.
To earn an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction with a specialization in science education, you must complete 60 credit hours.
Requirements are broken down as follows:
- Core inquiry courses (9 credit hours)
- Inquiry linkage course (3 credit hours)
- Focus courses (24 credit hours)
- Minor courses (9 credit hours)
- Electives (6 credit hours)
- Dissertation courses (9 credit hours)
Once you have completed coursework in this program, you are required to compile a portfolio of work and pass an oral exam before continuing to your dissertation.