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Doctor of Education in Curriculum Studies

Why Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern?

The Curriculum Studies Program at Georgia Southern University is approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) for all certification field upgrades.

It an interdisciplinary program that encompasses a broad range of considerations from the purely theoretical to the pragmatic questions of design and evaluation. The program is designed to nurture and create teaching professionals and professors who are independent thinkers capable of doing scholarly work to enhance the learning experiences of students in various educational settings, including, but not limited to K-12 and higher education. Graduates from our program are equipped with knowledge and skills that enable them to be leaders who are capable of making ethical and wise decisions in professional settings, as well as competent scholars who are able to conduct independent research and evaluate research projects and scholarly creations.

Most of our students are working professionals in the field of education. Therefore, our program is designed to facilitate their needs. The Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies is offered in a hybrid format on the Statesboro Campus that consists of online courses with required face-to-face meetings on selected weekends. The program admits students only once per year, and students begin the program in the summer semester.

Interested in pursuing an education specialist or doctorate degree in curriculum studies? Find out what path is best for you by viewing our program videos below.


Student Spotlight

Students and alumni of the College of Education at Georgia Southern University share their experiences and success as Eagle Educators. Read a spotlight story for the Ed.D. Curriculum Studies Program.