Online Ed.D.

If you are interested in being a part of our Summer 2020 cohort, the application deadline will be December 15, 2019. We have already selected our 2018 cohort. We do not admit on a rolling basis.

The job-embedded Ed.D allows you to learn online while applying new methods of teaching at work. The result is improvement for every student you teach, and improvement for your school as whole.

The Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction with a specialization in Teachers, Schools, and Society (TSS) is made specifically for the practicing educator. Working together within a community of practice, you will tackle your school’s problems while learning through theory and research to inform your teaching. Your work will be focused on positive, practical changes. Your colleagues, students, and your school will all benefit as a result.

Every student has a stake in your success.

This program is not intended to prepare educators for positions in research-intensive universities. It is intended to prepare practicing educational professionals to draw on educational theory and research, and the expertise of colleagues and UF faculty to address the pressing problems of practice facing educational leaders today. The following features are distinct:

  • The program is cohort based with participants working together as a community of learners to tackle common and individual problems of practice.
  • Courses specifically link theory and research to problems of professional practice within participants’ contexts.
  • Course assignments support educators in application of and inquiry about their learning.
Online/distance state authorization program (NC-SARA)

Note: Prospective students are encouraged to visit the Online/Distance State Authorization Process and UF Online page to be sure that this program is authorized in your respective state. Prior to enrollment, students are also encouraged to visit their state educational agency or licensing board to ascertain whether or not they can utilize their degree program for additional compensation, initial licensing, or renewal of an educational license, as well as any other benefits.