Curriculum

The PhD in Education offers a range of in-person seminars and research opportunities for an optimal learning environment. The curriculum varies depending on your concentration.

Applied Linguistics Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 51-credit hour concentration (beyond the master's) may include

  • Applied Language Study: Assessment of English Learners' Language and Literacy Development;
  • Teaching Second/Foreign Language Skills: Curriculum and Assessment in TESOL; and
  • Contexts for Teaching and Learning Language.

Learn more about the required courses for the PhD in Education with an Applied Linguistics Concentration.

Educational Psychology Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 48-credit hour concentration (beyond the master's) may include

  • Proseminar in Learning;
  • Proseminar in Human Development; and
  • Proseminar in Educational Psychology.

Learn more about the required courses for the PhD in Education with an Educational Psychology Concentration.

Literacy and Learners Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 51-credit hour concentration (beyond the master's) may include

  • Foundational Theories and Research in Reading;
  • Foundational Theories and Research in Writing; and
  • Seminar in Early Childhood Literacy Education.

Learn more about the required courses for the PhD in Education with a Literacy and Learners Concentration.

Science, Mathematics, and Educational Technology Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 48-credit hour concentration (beyond the master's) may include

  • Foundations of Mathematics and Science Education
  • Social Context in Mathematics and Science Education; and
  • Research Seminar in Mathematics and Science Education.

Learn more about the required courses for the PhD in Education with a Science, Mathematics, and Educational Technology Concentration.

Special Education Concentration

Core and elective courses for this 48-credit hour concentration (beyond the master's) may include

  • Proseminar in Individual Differences; and
  • Seminar in Exceptionalities.

Learn more about the required courses for the PhD in Education with a Special Education Concentration.