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Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Ph. D.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Enhance your value as an educator and qualify for leadership roles by adding to your knowledge, credibility, and credentials. UWF's Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction online degree program offered at University of West Florida is designed to increase your expertise in curriculum-related content and equip you with the skills needed to apply research in the decision-making and problem-solving scenarios facing educators today.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with an area of focus in Instructional Design and Technology: prepares education, health care and military professionals to create, deliver and analyze instruction and performance using innovative and emerging technologies.
  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with an area of focus in Administration and Leadership Studies:emphasizes management and supervisory skills, as well as ethics, budgeting and communication strategies in complex, dynamic educational environments.
  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction with an area of focus in Curriculum and Assessment: evaluate, measure and assess effective instructional practices and curriculum development strategies to drive change in a variety of education environments.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.25

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.25 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Be in good standing at all previous institutions of higher learning. Students who, for academic or disciplinary reasons, are not eligible to register in the college or university last attended will not be admitted for graduate study.
  • Submission of letter of intent describing the candidate's work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program
  • Approval by the department offering the area of focus
  • Students are strongly encouraged to remain in close contact with the department advising coordinator, as well as the program coordinator, to ensure that all application materials are submitted in a timely manner

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    3828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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