PhD in Learning, Teaching and Curriculum with Emphasis in Elementary Education
This program consists of a combination of coursework, internships and authentic experiences with research, development, and teacher education that are directed toward the following goals:
- Understand the depth and breadth of the field of elementary education in terms of research, curriculum, policy, teacher development and student learning;
- Develop, carry out, and report independent research in some area of elementary education;
- Become outstanding teachers/advisors of college students; and
- Understand the role of service in the university setting and learn how membership in organizations can lead to a service agenda.
To receive a PhD degree, you must complete a minimum of 72 hours of coursework beyond a bachelor's degree. This includes at least 18 hours of education core courses and a minimum of 12 hours of research methodology.