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Doctoral Programs

Doctoral programs in the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education foster the insights and skills needed to deal with the most pressing challenges facing the education profession. Our programs are also highly regarded by deans and professors throughout the region and nation. Outstanding, internationally known faculty members construct rigorous opportunities for advanced study, mentor students and engage in millions of dollars of funded research.

Preparing Top Scholars

The Ph.D. programs  prepare researchers to serve in professional positions in universities, research agencies, policy agencies and schools. An Executive Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree is offered in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision.  All College of Education doctoral students are essential partners in developing new knowledge and in preparing the next generation of educators, practitioners, counselors and scholars.

Unparalleled Experiences

  • A commitment to study real problems of practice and contribute to policy development and analysis. 
  • A diverse community of scholars known for its culture of collaboration, especially across disciplinary boundaries
  • Flexibility allowing individuals to tailor programs to their scholarly and professional interests
  • Many centers, projects and offices that provide contexts for conducting and disseminating research in the field, on a small or large scale

Doctoral Program List