College of Education and Human Development

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Doctoral programs

Become a faculty member, educational specialist, administrator, or researcher with an advanced degree. Delve deep into the area of education you are passionate about to ask questions and find answers through your own research agenda. Our curriculum covers a wide range of research methodologies and offers expansive resources to students as part of a world-class research institution. We offer a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with several areas of focus.

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Create your own educational research agenda with the support of world renowned faculty.

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Arts in education MA / PhD Arts in education MA / PhD

The MA/PhD track in Arts in education offers the opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research while specializing in your own focus area in art education.

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Culture and teaching PhD Culture and teaching PhD

This is a politically committed program dedicated to critical issues related to equity, democracy, and social justice in education.

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Elementary education MA / PhD Elementary education MA / PhD

The MA/PhD track in elementary education will allow you to contribute to the advancement of knowledge necessary to address the dynamic challenges of contemporary education at the elementary level.

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Learning technologies MA / PhD Learning technologies MA / PhD

The MA/PhD track in learning technologies prepares students to conduct research and engage in technology-related practices in higher education, K-12, and business settings.

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Literacy education MA / PhD Literacy education MA / PhD

We are a politically committed program, with particular emphasis on literacy and teaching practices that contribute to racial and climate justice.

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Multilingual education PhD Multilingual education PhD

The PhD program in multilingual education offers students the opportunity to research language use, teaching, learning, and policy. The ideal candidates has a master’s degree in a related field and at least three years of teaching experience.

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STEM Education PhD STEM Education PhD

The PhD in STEM education is interdisciplinary across STEM fields. Students pursuing this degree will choose an area of emphasis in one of four specializations—science, mathematics, engineering, or agriculture—while simultaneously participating…

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Social studies education MA / PhD Social studies education MA / PhD

The MA/PhD track in social studies education span disciplines, and offers opportunities to specialize in many aspects of social studies education.

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