The EdD - STEM Education is 100% online Doctor of Education specialized in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is designed for STEM educators who seek to enhance their knowledge related to STEM education and engage and learn about action research related to STEM teaching and learning. Individuals who work in STEM fields in higher education may also find the program of value. The candidates will take 30 credits of core coursework, 6 credits of research preparation coursework, 12 credits of STEM coursework, and 12 credits of dissertation coursework. Graduates of the program can assume the positions as university faculty, instructional leaders in the public schools, curriculum development specialists, and assessment specialists.
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*Program admission essay is an opportunity to demonstrate to the committee why you wish to pursue a doctoral degree at the University of the Southwest and showcase graduate-level writing abilities for their consideration. The essay should be 1,000-1,500 words explaining what you hope to achieve by pursuing a doctoral degree, the personal strengths that will help you succeed in a doctoral program, and describe how obtaining a EdD will help you institute a positive social change within your chosen field or industry.
The College of Business Administration at the University of the Southwest is an Educational Member of the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), and has affirmed its commitment to excellence in business education.