Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
The science education concentration helps science professionals to gain the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to become leaders in the field of science education who can think critically about science teaching and the nature of science, and make data-based arguments to advance equity in the field.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
University of Colorado Denver's Doctor of Education (EdD) concentration in science education prepares students to become highly knowledgeable about the field of science education, think critically about the nature of science and advocate for science education from a research-oriented and equity-based lens.
Research conducted by our students includes dissertations-in-practice on topics such as science teaching, curriculum development, assessment, program evaluation, informal science education, and environmental science education.
Students in this concentration will:
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as a leader who understands the value, complexities and unique opportunities of science education. The university and school are recognized for preparing leaders of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver's School of Education & Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report's “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
The 54-credit program begins each summer.
The curriculum includes a combination of on-campus, hybrid, remote, and online courses each semester.
Every student must be available to attend on-campus courses each semester.
The curriculum includes the following elements:
All courses and experiences strive to expose students to context-specific best practices, interdisciplinary connections, and applied research in an environment that stresses the application of theory to practice. The EdD program has been designed to enable students to complete program requirements in three or five years.
Recommended Completion Time:3 or 5 Years
Required Credits for Completion:54
The EdD in Leadership for Educational Equity, Science Education concentration, is a three or five-year program, designed for working professionals, with the following application requirements:
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