Clasroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Equips exceptional leaders with high standards in education to problem-solve, innovate, and contribute in purposeful ways to improving learning outcomes for K -12 Latinx students. Graduates of this program serve as leaders in schools, school systems, colleges, community agencies, and organizations.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
Promoting Latinx learners' achievement is a top priority for Colorado educators and the state has a crucial need to increase the number of Latinx school leaders, as well as leaders who understand the complexities of bilingualism, culture and identity. Schools need leaders who are well-versed in transformational practices that create equity and excellence in linguistically diverse contexts.
Graduates of this program serve as leaders in schools, government, community agencies, and other not-for-profit organizations.
Members of this EdD concentration will:
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career as a leader in Latin@ schools and 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 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 EdD in Leadership for Educational Equity, Latin@ Learners and Community concentration, is a three-year, hybrid cohort program designed for working professionals, and has the following application requirements: