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Curriculum and Instruction

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administrative contact

Connie D. Miranov
Program Assistant
College of Education and Human Services
Connie.Miranov@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-3221
fax: 304-293-3802

program contact

Connie D. Miranov
Program Assistant
College of Education and Human Services
Connie.Miranov@mail.wvu.edu
phone: 304-293-3221
fax: 304-293-3802

Program Details

Program Description

The Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program guides students' inquiry into the social, theoretical, and empirical foundations of education and supports their pursuit of novel research related to teaching and learning. Students and advisors work together to create individually-planned programs of study to meet the particular needs, interests, and professional goals of each student.

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Test Requirements: GRE
  • See "Additional Information" below for other requirements

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

Additional Information

Applications should include
1) a goal statement articulating the topic(s) of research the candidate would like to pursue, how the faculty and resources in the C&I department could support those interests, and how the candidate's professional, personal, and academic experiences have shaped those interests,
2) an academic writing sample,
3) three professional or academic letters of reference, and
4) a curriculum vita.
For additional details on application requirements, please visit the Curriculum & Instruction Ed.D. web page http://cils.wvu.edu/home/graduate_programs/doctoral_program and click on the Doctoral Program Handbook link. Additionally, students should arrange for official transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Admissions at PO Box 6009, Morgantown, WV 26506-6009.

Apply Now

Prospective students should apply online at:
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=wvugrad.

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: August 1
  • Spring Deadline: October 31
  • Summer Deadline: March 15

Accreditation

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.