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EdD in Education Systems Improvement Science


The Ed.D. is an applied professional doctoral degree designed for certified PK-12 practitioners who have previously completed an Education Specialist (Ed.S) degree or equivalent. In the Ed.D. program, students develop the theoretical and practical knowledge base and research skills needed to be effective educational leaders who design innovative solutions that positively impact local students, families, and communities in South Carolina and beyond. Students complete a Dissertation in Practice (DiP) focused on systemic, complex challenges facing educators related to race, rurality, and poverty in which they identify systems-level opportunities to apply improvement science for change and innovation.

For more information, visit EdD Education Systems Improvement Science @ UCG.