Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Program Requirements for the Ed.D. in Educational Innovation

Transfer your credit: students may transfer credits into the Ed.D. program consistent with USF and USF College of Education policy. Transfer credits may not be used to satisfy Program Core Course, Concentration Core, Scholar Leader Community, or Dissertation requirements.

Course Requirements: 54 credit hours beyond the master's degree

Core Requirement (3 Credit Hours)
Concentration Requirements (15 Credit Hours)
Concentration Electives (15 Credit Hours) 

At least 4 additional 6000 or 7000 level courses selected in consultation with advisor.

Research Methods and Tools (9 Credit Hours)

Selection of three quantitative, qualitative, applied, or action research courses chosen in consultation with advisor.

Phil/Psy/Soc Foundations of Education (3 Credit Hours)

Course focused on equity, diversity and social justice chosen in consultation with advisor.

Dissertation in Practice (9 Credit Hours)

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