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FGCU Education Doctorate (Ed.D.)

FGCU Education Doctorate (Ed.D.)


  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Educational Leadership

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is a post-master's program in education with two concentrations:


  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Leadership.

The concentration in Curriculum and Instruction will meet the need of educators in areas such as staff development, program coordination, and curriculum development and graduates will hold job titles such as Curricular Specialist, Director of Elementary Programs, Director of Secondary Programs and Reading Specialist, to name a few.  The concentration in Educational Leadership is intended to prepare those educators who aspire to become agents of change and management within school districts as leaders among the ranks of principals and superintendents.  Graduates of the EdD program (both concentrations) will also be prepared for careers in academe and within the management of professional organizations that value the organizational skills acquired through the program.