Graduation Requirements

All students:

  • Complete course work within time limits and GPA guidelines
  • Complete of a major Curriculum and Instruction project
  • Complete an initial research project (EDRM505)
  • Comprehensive examinations (include Portfolio Presentation)
  • Document mastery of program roles through the development and presentation of the portfolio

Specialist Students with an elementary and/or secondary level:

  • Qualify for Seventh-day Adventist and/or public-school certification in the area(s) of specialty prior to graduation.
  • Achieve a minimum of two years satisfactory classroom experience prior to receiving the EdS degree.

Doctoral students:

  • Meet residency requirements
  • Complete basic research method project
  • Complete advanced research method project (PhD only)
  • Complete and successfully defend doctoral dissertation
  • Research competence
  • Dissertation