Higher Education, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Students are required to complete 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, including 12 credits of EDHI899. Coursework may be satisfied prior to study. 

Advance to Candidacy: In addition to course requirements, students must successfully pass a comprehensive exam in order to advance to candidacy.

Post-Candidacy: Complete at least 12 credits of EDHI899 doctoral dissertation research as well as successfully defend and submit an original dissertation. 

Course Title Credits
Required courses:
EDCP870Professional Issues Seminar3
EDHI672Modes of Inquiry in Education Research3
EDHI895Research Critique Seminar3
Quantitative Research course3
Qualitative Research course3
Two additional Research courses6
Cognate courses24
Domain Knowledge courses18
Disciplinary Perspectives15
Dissertation Research Requirements
EDHI899Doctoral Dissertation Research12
Total Credits90