DE: Diversity & Equity in Education

Diversity & Equity in Education (DE) is a social-justice oriented program that aims at providing educators with transformative approaches to issues related to diversity and equity in P-16 learning environments. Students in this program will earn a Doctor of Education (EdD) in Education Policy, Organization and Leadership with a concentration in Diversity and Equity in Education.

Typical Plan of Study (minimum 64 hours)

Required Core Courses

8 hours

Select Two Additional Core Courses

8 hours

Select Two Additional Core Courses

8 hours

Research Methods Required Course

4 hours

Select Two Additional Research Methods Courses

8 hours

May select from those listed above or in consultation with advisor.

Qualifying Exams

0 - 8 hours

With advisor approval, students may take the above courses OR 8 credits of EPOL 595 Independent study for their qualifying exams.

Dissertation Proposal Preparation

4 hours

Thesis Research

4 - 16 hours

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