Curriculum & Instruction, EdD

for the degree of Doctor of Education Major in Curriculum and Instruction


graduate student services office: 142 Education Building

                  1310 South Sixth

                  Champaign, IL 61820

phone: (217) 244-3542

website: https://education.illinois.edu/gsso 


department website: https://education.illinois.edu/ci

department faculty: Curriculum & Instruction Faculty


overview of college admissions & requirements: College of Education  

college website: https://education.illinois.edu/


The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers many programs leading to the degree of Doctor of Education (Ed.D.).  A list of programs and additional requirements can be found on the program's website, the College of Education Graduate Programs Handbook, and the Graduate College Handbook.


Cognate Requirement (minimum applied toward degree)16
Research Methods8
Elective Hours: 36
General Course Work
Research/Project/Independent Study Hours (min/max applied toward degree):0-12
CI 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)4-16
Total Hours64

Other Requirements

Master's Degree Required for Admission to Ph.D.
Residency 2 consecutive full-time (12 hours) semesters of study on campus
Qualifying Exams
Human Subjects Approval
Premiminary Exam
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Deposit
Minimum GPA 3.0