• 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
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Have at least three years of professional teaching experience
    • Want to improve your effectiveness in the classroom
    • Are interested in education-related research
    • Want to be at the forefront of instruction techniques
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professor
    • College-level instructor
    • Researcher