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This program is intended for professional educators who desire to extend and advance their studies in the theory and practice of education. Areas of emphasis include cultural and international studies in education, educational technology, mathematics education, science education, and teacher education, literacy. The completion of this degree will enable individuals to become members of university faculties but particularly suited for positions as leaders in school districts and community agencies.
The admissions deadline is December 1 for Fall admissions. Apply through the UNLV Graduate College.
A minimum of 69 hours of study beyond the master's degree is required for the Ed.D. in T&L. A specific plan of study will be proposed by the student and advisor and must be approved by the student's doctoral committee, department graduate coordinator, Dean of the College of Education, and the Dean of the Graduate College. This plan of study must include coursework and/or experience in a specific area of emphasis, a cognate area of study, educational research, internships, and the dissertation.
These forms are available for completion and download on the department and Graduate College websites. Also see Timeline from Admission to Graduation, available in the Graduate Catalog.