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Educational Practice and Innovation

The Ed.D. program in educational practice and innovation provides an in-depth understanding of the history, concepts, current techniques, strategies and issues of diversity in school, institutional and community settings and facilitates self-reflection for engaging in diversity education.

Graduate Degrees

Housed in our College of Education, the educational practice and innovation program provides a doctoral-level degree program for practicing educators. Select from four innovative concentration areas: Curriculum Studies, Education Systems Improvement, Learning Design and Technologies, and STEM Education.


D Doctor of Education in Educational Practice and Innovation (Ed.D.)

For more information contact the College of Education at, 803-777-6732.

Application information for this degree is available through The Graduate School.

The program at UofSC changed my life. It made me an expert in the rapidly developing field of STEAM Education. I am so thankful for the program, the freedom to pursue my passions and the social justice lens that encouraged me to be an educator, researcher and advocate.

Diana Lockwood, Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction
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Apply to Graduate School 

Learn more about The Graduate School, degree options and how to apply for admission to doctoral, master’s, certificate and combination degree programs at South Carolina.