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Doctor of Philosophy in Education - Curriculum and Teaching

Northcentral University



Created to provide students with a flexible online option for gaining an advanced understanding of implementing best-practices in curriculum and teaching, Northcentral University's Doctor of Philosophy in Education - Curriculum and Teaching degree is suitable for learners who want to combine a strong base of theoretical knowledge with an individualized focus to conduct research in and about PK-12, postsecondary and adult learning environments.

The focus of this online doctorate degree in Education - Curriculum and Teaching degree was designed by Northcentral University's expert faculty members to provide Teacher Learners with the knowledge, skill sets, and professional competencies that will enhance their instructional practice and expand their professional awareness.

Each of the online curriculum and teaching courses of this PhD have been designed to introduce students to a variety of topics, including:

  • Developing Instructional Strategies and Curriculum
  • The Role of the Teacher Practitioner
  • Identifying and Maximizing Learning/Teaching Styles
  • Teaching and Learning Foundations
  • Language and Literacy Education
  • Literacy: Focus on Curriculum
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Leadership for Student Achievement
  • Evaluation of Instruction

Learners have the opportunity to explore, examine, and evaluate contemporary teaching and instructional practices. Effective teaching methods are aligned to effective curricula design and development.

This specialization offers Learners a comprehensive program of study aimed to improve their classroom performance and practice.

Students must have a Masters degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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