The College of Education at OU-Tulsa promotes inquiry and practices that are fundamental to the interrelated activities of teaching, research and practice in the multidisciplinary field of -education. The college offers a bachelor degree completion program in early childhood, master and doctoral degree programs in educational administration and a doctoral degree in instructional leadership and academic curriculum with emphasis in reading education.
Undergraduate Degree Programs:
Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education
Graduate Degree Programs:
M.Ed. in Educational Administration, Curriculum and Supervision
Doctor of Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum, Concentration in Early Childhood Education:
The University of Oklahoma offers the Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum with a concentration in Early Childhood Education in its entirety on the Tulsa campus. Course delivery is typically in the evenings. If enrolled full- time, coursework can be completed in three years. Part-time enrollment will result in more time needed to complete courses. Coursework is followed by the writing of a doctoral dissertation. Time for completion of the dissertation varies from candidate to candidate.
The Ph.D. program is designed to prepare faculty researchers and leaders serving young children (birth through age eight) and their families, in multiple settings. The program will have a strong focus in research, leadership, and advocacy, as well as infant/toddler studies.
Below are three documents that provide more information about the program, the admission requirements and the reference form that is to be used as part of the application process.
Program Overview (PDF)
Admission Requirements (PDF)
Reference Letter Form (PDF)
For info on the Ph.D. program in Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum, Concentration in Early Childhood Education, you may also contact:
Vickie E. Lake, Ph.D.,