Curriculum and Instruction, DEd

  • Two Curriculum and Instruction students work together in a classroom

    Fall 2021 Hybrid Cohort and Fall 2022 Main Campus Cohort

    Apply today to join our upcoming cohorts in either a hybrid format with both asynchronous and synchronous (in-person or over Zoom) instruction or entirely face-to-face (in-person or Zoom) on our main campus.

    Become a Teacher-Scholar at IUP

    Influence the future of education and enhance your scholarly credentials with the Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction at IUP. By engaging with this dynamic program, you will refine the teaching skills you already possess while you prepare to teach, or continue to teach, at the collegiate or university level.

    The Curriculum and Instruction program is specifically designed for working professionals who exhibit a strong commitment to curriculum development and research methods.

    Why IUP Is Right for You

    • Students in the Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program at IUP tend to have a higher completion rate than the national average, and some students solidify current or acquire new teaching positions before they even graduate.
    • You’ll complete your required coursework within a cohort program, which provides a solid personal and professional support system.
    • The Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program empowers students to produce a great breadth of scholarly works while they are enrolled in the program. Typically, a cohort will publish 25–30 professional journal articles and present at a myriad of state, regional, national, and international conferences.
    • You can choose between three campuses—Indiana, PA, Pittsburgh, PA, or Harrisburg, PA—and a flexible course format. Our Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction program accommodates various work schedules, even those of the already working professional.