Doctor of Philosophy


Group of doctoral students

A group of doctoral students and faculty presenting at the Council of Professors of Instructional Supervision Conference.

Our Elementary Education PhD Program is designed for educators who are interested in working at the college level, within school districts, or in local, state, regional, national, or international agencies. The program includes a distinctive approach to understanding elementary education practice through research and innovation that unites advocacy, equity, community engagement, rigorous intellectual inquiry, and teacher leadership.

The Elementary PhD program provides doctoral students with opportunities to:

Note: Assistantships available for full time doctoral study. These assistantships offer graduate students the opportunity to teach courses and supervise preservice teachers in the field. For more information, email Jennifer Jacobs.