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Ed.D. in Professional Leadership - Mathematics Education Change the world in the field of instructional leadership in mathematics.

Note: Due to this program being at maximum capacity, we are not currently accepting applications. Please continue to check the website for information on when the applications reopen.

The Ed.D. in Professional Leadership - mathematics education, in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction is a 51-hour program at University of Houston at Sugar Land  providing research and applied skills for educators grappling with current issues in urban settings. The program is designed to facilitate the knowledge, skills and dispositions needed for instructional leadership in curriculum and instruction in urban schools, community organizations, museums and related educational institutions. The intent of the program is for graduates of this program to remain in educational settings as instructional leaders.

Graduates of the 51-hour Ed.D. in Professional Leadership will typically pursue the following careers:

  • Curriculum managers
  • School department leads or heads
  • Education directors for community agencies
  • Higher education faculty
  • District data collectors and evaluators

Program of Study

For planning purposes only, we provide a sample program of study with the coursework required for the completion the Ed.D. in Professional Leadership - Mathematics Education

The University of Houston is recognized as one of the three national Tier One Hispanic-serving public research universities in the United States. It is also designated as an Asian-American serving institution and the second most diverse university in the country.

For admission requirements and information, please contact Dr. Justin Burris at or 713-743-9472.

To apply for this program and other graduate programs, please visit Graduate Admissions.