Loyola University Chicago

School of Education

EdD in Curriculum, Culture, and Communities (3Cs)


The EdD in Curriculum, Culture, and Communities (3Cs) is a new doctoral program launching in the Fall of 2021. The EdD in 3Cs is designed within a social justice framework across  schools and communities to prepare educators, community organizers, faith-based leaders, policy-makers, and others to take on new challenges as socially-just educators and researchers in institutions of higher education, schools, and communities.

The targeted audience of the program will be...

  • Current and future teachers
  • Those seeking positions in preparing future teachers in the university (teacher educators)
  • Non-profit organization leaders and educators (CSI resource coordinators, stakeholders, community activists)
  • Faith-based organization leaders and educators (including priests, pastors, sisters, and other lay people)
  • Professions that involve education and professional development in their organizations (medical professionals, social work, legal, law enforcement, environmental studies, etc)
  • University staff/professionals

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