Doctoral Degree Programs
The Graduate School of Education's doctoral program prepares the next generation of thought leaders and researchers in education. As a Ph.D. student, you can choose to specialize in one of the following areas: Education Policy Analysis and Leadership; Education, Society, and Culture; Educational Psychology; Higher Education Administration and Policy; School Psychology; or Special Education.
As a doctoral student, you'll work alongside cutting-edge faculty devising and conducting research that brings about positive change for students of all ages and abilities. You'll have opportunities to present research, co-author scholarly papers, and explore ideas with some of the most respected leaders in the field of education. Once you graduate with a doctorate, you’ll join a vibrant GSOE alumni network, and be prepared to enter a position in educational research, university teaching, local school leadership, or similar area.
In-person, seminar style classes
Main campus - Riverside
Most classes meet 4-7pm
Doctoral students are eligible to receive competitive fellowships:
Researcher & teaching opportunities