Program Summary Chart

*Areas of emphasis include cultural and international studies in education, instructional technology, literacy, mathematics education, science education, teacher education, and teaching English as a second language (TESL).

Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction
Anticipated Completion Time 3-6 years
Total Credit Hours 72-81 hrs
Residency 2 consecutive semesters full-time on campus
Area of Emphasis
Please see the Doctoral page for specific emphasis-area requirements
27 hrs
1. CIG 761 Theoretical Foundations of Education
2. CIG 768 Advanced Curriculum Development
3. CIG 780 Research on Teaching and Schooling
Cognate 9-12 hrs
Research 15 hrs + submission of an article for publication in a national refereed journal
EPY 718 Qualitative Research
EPY 721 Descriptive/Inferential Statistics
CIG 790—Doctoral Research Seminar
+ Two additional research course
Internships 6-12 hrs (Research Internship + College Teaching Internship)
Dissertation 15-24 hrs