Doctoral Programs in Education


The mission of the Doctoral Programs in Education is to prepare practitioners to be reflective, ethical educators and researchers who contribute to the field of education. Program faculty are committed to creating a community of scholars through mentoring, engaging in collaborative research and maintaining a focus on sound educational practices.

The College of Education and Professional Development (COEPD) offers doctoral programs in education in both Leadership Studies and Curriculum and Instruction.

For further information about Leadership Ed.D please contact Kelly Sowards at:  304-746-8949 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 68949.

For further information about the Curriculum and Instruction Ed.D. please contact is Carolyn Schwarz:, 304-746-1996 or 1-800-642-9842 ext. 61996.

Available Majors

Applications for admission to the Ed.D. program are screened on a continuing basis. Prospective students should begin the application process at least a semester prior to the semester desired for admission.

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