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Become a leader in education

Earning your Doctor of Education in Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction degree at A&M-Commerce prepares you for a rewarding career in public schools, regional educational training facilities, research and development centers and the educational publishing industry. Our graduates are also qualified to teach at colleges and universities. For more than 125 years we have trained top leaders in education. Be part of our legacy by earning your doctorate and becoming a leader in education!

Where It Is Offered Mesquite
Duration

4 to 7 years

Foreign Language

No foreign language credits required

Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours

72 hours

Dissertation Requirements

Yes, dissertation required

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN SUPERVISION, CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: MINORS

Focus Your Passion

Earn your doctorate degree while pursuing concentrations that fit your research and career goals.

Areas of Concentration:

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Bilingual education

  • English as a Second Language
  • Educational Technology
  • Reading
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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: Faculty Spotlight

Faculty Spotlight

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS

What you will Learn

  • Develop solutions for instructional leadership and supervision situations facing schools today
  • Collaborate and communicate with other professionals
  • Cultivate effective leadership skills
  • Learn various management styles and approaches
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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: Careers

Careers

Job forecasts continue to rise as the growing need for post-secondary instructors and administrators in Texas increases the number of opportunities and positions available. Gain the experience you need to stand out with our competitive, nationally-recognized program.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Elementary and Secondary Principals
$97,850
Postsecondary Instructors
$79,540

Data from the US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2020

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction (EDD) :: Course Delivery and Resources

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Course Delivery

Our face-to-face classes are offered at our main campus in Commerce as well as our extended university site at the Mesquite Metroplex Complex. Our faculty will guide you through each step of the your doctoral degree.

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Graduate Program Cost

PROGRAM COSTS

Tuition and fees for graduate students taking nine credit hours are $3,594 for Texas residents and $6,897 for non-residents.

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS International/Domestic Tabs

Admission

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction :: Admission Requirements

Deadlines

Fall application deadline: May 15

All required documents must be submitted by May 30

Spring application deadline: November 1

All required documents must be submitted by November 15

Summer application deadline: April 1

All required admission documents must be submitted by April 15

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, EDD” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.
Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Statement of Goals Form

Submit the Statement of Goals Form found in the Application Packet. An additional page can be added.

Resume or CV

To be considered for admission you must have at least three years of teaching experience.

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Three Letters of Recommendation

Request three signed letters of recommendation, on letterhead, from professionals who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program.

  • At least one of the references should hold a doctoral degree.

Those individuals should

Writing Session

Attend an information session;

A professional writing sample will be collected during that time.

Note: Contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for upcoming dates, 903.886.5307

Test Scores

Submit official General Test GRE scores

  • Request that your GRE®scores be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce (6188) when you register for the test. If you have already taken the GRE®, you can order additional score reports.

Interview

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction will contact you to schedule your interview.

Review the Application Packet for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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Supervision, Curriculum & Instruction :: Admission Requirements, International

Deadlines

Fall application deadline: May 15

All required documents must be submitted by May 30

Spring application deadline: November 1

All required documents must be submitted by November 15

Summer application deadline: April 1

All required admission documents must be submitted by April 15

Your Path to Becoming a Lion

Step 1. Submit Application

Submit your application through ApplyTexas.

  • Select “Create a new graduate school admissions application.”
  • Select “Texas A&M University-Commerce (Commerce)” as your “Target University.”

  • Select “Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction, EDD” as your “Major.”
  • Pay the $50 application fee.

Wait to receive an application confirmation email before proceeding to the next step.

  • After you submit your application, the Graduate School will send a confirmation email within two business days to the personal email account you used for ApplyTexas.

Step 2. Submit Documents

Submit the following documents after you receive an application confirmation email.

Official Transcripts

Contact your previous institution(s) and request that they send your official transcripts to [email protected].

  • We recommend that you request transcripts for all of your academic work.
Postal Alternative

If your institution is unable to submit a digital copy, hard copies may be mailed to:

Texas A&M University-Commerce
Attn: Graduate School
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

We will need official/original documents. If those documents are the only copies you have, the Graduate School can mail them back to you upon request. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Statement of Goals Form

Submit the Statement of Goals Form found in the Application Packet. An additional page can be added.

Resume or CV

To be considered for admission you must have at least three years of teaching experience.

Submit a resume or curriculum vitae (CV) which includes your academic and professional history and achievements.

Three Letters of Recommendation

Request three signed letters of recommendation, on letterhead, from professionals who can attest to your goals and ability to succeed in the program.

  • At least one of the references should hold a doctoral degree.

Those individuals should

Writing Session

Attend an information session;

A professional writing sample will be collected during that time.

Note: Contact the Department of Curriculum and Instruction for upcoming dates, 903.886.5307

Test Scores

Submit official General Test GRE scores

  • Request that your GRE®scores be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce (6188) when you register for the test. If you have already taken the GRE®, you can order additional score reports.

Interview

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction will contact you to schedule your interview.

English Proficiency

You do not need to submit test scores if you have completed (all years) of a bachelor’s or higher degree from a regionally accredited university in the United States.

Request that your scores from one of the following be sent to Texas A&M University-Commerce:

  • TOEFL (Minimum Scores: IBT 79, or CBT 213, or PBT 550)
  • IELTS (Minimum Score: 6.00 band overall)
  • PTE (Minimum Score: 53 overall or higher)
  • Duo Lingo (Minimum Score: 105)

*Scores must be less than two years old.

Official Sponsor Documents

Submit these documents to the Office of International Programs once you have been admitted

  • Official sponsor statement
  • Bank statement from the sponsor with a balance of at least $26,025 USD which is less than 1 year old

Review the Application Packet for more information.

Look for application updates in myLeo > Apps > Check Application Status

  • Once an admission decision has been made, you will receive an email to your student email account at myLeo > Apps > Leomail.

Step 3. Apply for Financial Assistance

  • Apply for FAFSA and TAFSA financial aid through the state and federal governments during the admission application process. Use code 003565.
  • Apply for outside scholarships once you are admitted to A&M-Commerce.
  • Check your financial aid and scholarship info through myLeo > Student Resources > Financial Aid Information.

Step 4. Register for Classes

Once registration opens and you are eligible to enroll, your graduate enrollment specialist is here to help you complete registration.

Contact your graduate enrollment specialist if you have any questions regarding your degree plan and registration.

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