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Program Areas

 Note: Beginning in Fall 2011, ALL incoming C & I PhD students will be required to register for C & I doctoral seminars I (Fall) and II (Spring).

Graduate Program Areas Degrees Offered
Art Education MA, PhD
Curriculum Studies MSEd, PhD

Education for Work and Community
- Agricultural and Extension Education
- Career and Technical Education
Family and Consumer Sciences Education  
- Technology Education (College of Technology)

MSEd, EdS, PhD
English Education MSEd, PhD
Learning Design & Technology* MSEd, PhD
Literacy & Language Education MSEd, PhD
Mathematics Education MSEd, PhD
Science Education
- Biology Education
- Chemistry Education
- Earth Space Science Education
- Geoenvironmental Science Education
- Physics Education
MSEd, PhD
Social Studies Education MSEd, PhD
Additional Licensure Programs
English Language Learning MSEd, Licensure

Graduate offerings are available throughout the year, with special opportunities in the summer session. Detailed descriptions of programs of study for various fields of specialization may be secured from the Office of Graduate Studies within the College of Education or from faculty members who are responsible for academic advising. Each program of study, particularly for the Ph.D. degree, is designed by the student in collaboration with appropriate faculty members to meet the student's needs and objectives.

*International applicants are advised that completion of the on-campus Master of Science in Education degree, with a concentration in Learning Design and Technology (LDT), will take longer than two years to complete. Some required courses in the LDT master’s program are offered only in an online format. Full-time international graduate students must register for at least five credits of on-campus coursework each semester to meet visa requirements. This may impact international students’ progress in the on-campus LDT master’s program.




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