Teacher Education Doctoral Programs

The Department of Teacher Education has two doctoral programs that cover every area of emphasis in the department: Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or Secondary Education (with further specializations in Social Studies Education, Mathematics Education, English Language Arts Education, or Science Education). These programs are designed to advance the ability of candidates to research, teach, and serve within their areas of emphasis with each program having a different focus.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education is a research intensive program which focuses on developing graduates who can assume academic positions in universities and research institutions as well as leadership positions within school districts or other educational institutions. Learn more about that program by clicking here.

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Education program is focused on enhancing the professional practice of its graduates who assume the roles of classroom teachers, local curriculum specialists and other professionals actively involved in classroom instruction, supervision or professional development in the various areas of emphasis. Learn more about that program by clicking here.

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