• Overview
  • Make your mark on education.

    This program offers opportunities to contribute to national and international conversations surrounding the many complex issues in today’s educational system.

    This research-oriented program is designed primarily, but not exclusively, for students who want research and/or teaching careers in higher education. As a student in the program, you will design and implement original dissertation research to address a specific problem or issue in the field of education. Your work should lead to publishable articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

    Students in this program become proficient in advanced statistical and qualitative research methodologies and gain the skills to lead further research in their professional careers in academia.

  • Degree Fit
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Educator at a university, community college, or technical school
    • Training and development manager
    • Human resource specialist
    • Training consultant
    • Instructional designer
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professor
    • College-level instructor
    • Researcher
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