Make a difference

As a student in our doctoral program, you will critically examine multiple facets of the field of curriculum and instruction. Connect your experience in education with research to make a difference in the lives of children and adults.

Attention Students:  LEADER Grant Applications Due Friday, April 18, 2014!

Curriculum and Instruction Doctoral Program - Culturally Linguistically Diverse Exceptional Education Emphasis

Curriculum & Instruction  Doctoral program with emphasis in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional (CLDE) Education –- The Focus in CLDE prepares Special Education teachers to become Faculty members in special education .  Fall and Spring courses offered online. Mandatory summer courses are offered in person on the Flagstaff campus. The cohort is fast paced, with completion expected by Spring 2018.

A limited number of fellowships, provided by the LEADER grant, will be available. Fellowships include tuition, books, travel to the Flagstaff campus when necessary, and summer housing as needed. After graduation from the program, grant recipients would be required to work for a minimum of 10 years (2018-2028) as a full time special education faculty member in a university. 

To apply for the C & I program, please see - and apply here: 
For more information on the C & I Doctoral Programs at NAU, please contact C & I coordinator Dr. Shadow Armfield
For an application to the LEADER grant or more information on the grant, please contact Judy Ulrich-  928-523-5193