Ph.D. Curriculum

Core Doctoral Seminars (12 hours required)

EDL 731 — Learning Partnerships and Transformational Learning

EDL 741 — Perspectives on College Learners' Experience

EDL 745 — Perspectives on Higher Education Learning Contexts

EDL 751 — Social and Political Engagement in Higher Education


Research (18 hours required)

EDL 654 — Foundations of Educational Research in Higher Education

EDL 661 — Introduction to Quantitative Research in Higher Education

EDL 683 — Introduction to Qualitative Research in Higher Education

Advanced Seminar in Qualitative or Quantitative Research (3 credits)

EDL 776 — Research Practicum (6 credits)


Concentration (6 hours minimum)


Electives (9 hours minimum)


Dissertation (16 hours minimum)