Doctor of Philosophy. Major in Education.
The Ph.D. degrees in this field is offered through the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
- Graduates are able to articulate the philosophical foundations, historical developments, and contemporary aspects of their specialization area that provide a foundation for emerging questions and original lines of scholarly inquiry.
- Graduates are able to conceptualize, design, conduct, interpret, evaluate, and disseminate original, theoretically based research.
- Graduates are able to provide effective leadership, teaching, and mentoring to internal and external constituents, inform policy and practice, and identify trends and issues within their field through the use of valid models and principles.
- Graduates are able to critically design theoretically informed formative and summative assessment strategies in their field that adhere to ethical, moral, and legal standards for people, programs, and policy.
- Graduates are able to disseminate new knowledge through theoretically based research that results in published works, professional presentations, contract and grant activity, and consulting.