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Educator Preparation Program

University of Denver

Educational Doctorate (EdD) in Curriculum and Instruction

Students complete 65-quarter credit hours of post-master's degree coursework. 24 of these quarter credit hours must be in a specialization area. Students with a prior teaching license can opt for a specialization that leads to state endorsement. The specialization area chosen will determine which CDE Endorsements for which a student is eligible to apply. Students must also complete a: Comprehensive exam and Dissertation in practice. Students must successfully pass the CDE approved PRAXIS II exams for recommendation for license or endorsement.

Pathway Type:

Added Endorsement: Post-Baccalaureate

Course Format:

In Person


25-47 months

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Endorsement Area(s):

  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (K-12)
  • Director of Gifted Education
  • Gifted Education Core (ages 4-21)
  • Gifted Education Specialist (ages 4-21)
  • Special Education Generalist (ages 5-21)

To request a change to this program pathway, copy the following pathway reference id and submit a change request form.

Pathway Reference ID: 65243