Clasroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Designed to prepare highly competent professionals to become leaders and advocates for all children and their families from an equity and inclusive excellence perspective. Graduates lead system and policy development in inclusive, culturally, and linguistically diverse child care, school, and community settings for children birth to age eight, their families, and their educators.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
Are you passionate about the lives of young children, infants to age eight and their families? Are you an advocate for better work lives for early childhood education teachers? If you're ready to pursue your doctorate in order to join leadership discussions and take action at the highest level possible, CU Denver's Doctor of Education in Leadership for Educational Equity with a concentration in early childhood /early childhood special education is designed for you.
The EdD concentration will prepare you to:
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as an early childhood special education/early childhood education leader. 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 and 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:
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. Course assignments focus on problem-solving experiences.
The EdD program has been designed to enable students to complete program requirements in three years, or five years for those taking one class per semester.
Recommended Completion Time:3 or 5 Years
Required Credits for Completion:54 Credits
The following deadlines are firm, early submissions are encouraged.
Summer Semester: December 1