Doctor of Philosophy

Mentoring & Advising

Throughout the process of coursework, qualifying exam, and dissertation research, students work closely with their major professors and committee members. Doctoral students in Early Childhood receive many opportunities to develop as professionals and scholars. The world of academia is quite distinct, and there are several ways for doctoral students to engage as scholars.

Face, Spaces and Places

There are many people, spaces, and places that ensure every doctoral student is apprenticed into the culture of academia.

Texts and Structures

There are many structures within the program and department to ensure every doctoral student’s success in teaching, research, service to the community, global engagement, and technology integration.