College of Education > Academics > Graduate Programs > Doctoral Programs > Curriculum Studies (EdD) > Additional Options
The EdD in Curriculum Studies has three additional options: Principal Preparation, Superintendent, and Teacher Leader.
Principal Preparation Option
This Illinois State Board of Education approved program, is designed for licensed teachers who already hold a master's degree in education and are seeking principal licensure. The program offers a powerful, discipline-based curriculum with a problem-solving orientation that prepares effective and principled decision-makers. Graduates from the program are prepared to assume school and district administrative and supervisory roles.
An additional 44 quarter hours:
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Education doctoral students can pursue the Superintendent Endorsement, which is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education. Students must be admitted to the doctoral program in the College of Education and complete requirements of the program to qualify for the Superintendent Endorsement.
Curriculum Studies doctoral students must also complete the following courses along with the superintendent internship:
Superintendent Internship Requirement:
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