Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Prepares leaders to see opportunities for diverse and urban students as well as the range of complex challenges in P-12, post-secondary, and nonprofit educational systems. The program focuses on the skills and dispositions to work along with communities, while investigating these issues in-depth to lead systems change.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
Urban communities are complex and diverse, often represented in oversimplified ways in modern literature and the media. University of Colorado Denver's Doctor of Education (EdD) concentration in urban and diverse communities prepares practitioners in P-12, post-secondary, and community settings to lead for impact and change through:
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 urban and diverse communities. 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, Urban and Diverse Communities concentration, is a three or five-year program, designed for working professionals, with the following application requirements:
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