Ph.D. in Education, Equity, and Transformation (Construction Management emphasis) About the Program
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Across the country, programs for undergraduate and graduate students seeking construction degrees are experiencing a scarcity in qualified educators.
You worked hard to earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees, and your career in construction has given you a wealth of experience. You have spent years honing your expertise, solving problems on the job and building an understanding of the gaps between theory and application.
Perhaps you have supervised interns or employees new to the industry, finding a sense of purpose in sharing your knowledge and experience with the next generation. Moving into a faculty or other research role is a great way to impact construction management learners through research and/or teaching.
Earn your Ph.D., and impact the industry you love in a new way.
Ph.D. in Education, Equity, and Transformation Learn More
The Education, Equity, and Transformation Ph.D. specialization, through CSU’s School of Education, offers a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge you need to research and educate, including:
- Curriculum development
- Quantitative and qualitative research methods
- Teaching and learning philosophy
Ph.D. in Education, Equity, and Transformation Emphasizing Construction Management
The Education, Equity, and Transformation program’s interdisciplinary approach allow an emphasis in construction management. You will build a program of study that includes graduate-level coursework in our Construction Management M.S. program. Your dissertation will be guided by a committee of expert faculty from both the Department of Construction Management and the School of Education.
A number of graduate teaching assistantships are available through the CM department, offering you the opportunity to gain practical teaching experience while funding your education. Graduates find positions as scholar-practitioners at universities, governments, and industry-related institutions.
Contact Dr. Daniel Birmingham to learn more about this program.
Find Graduates from the Doctoral Program
Dr. Ben Bigelow
Associate Professor at University of Oklahoma
Dr. Jay Cristofferson
Professor and former department head at Brigham Young University, past president of ASC
Dr. Jon Elliott
Dr. Scott Glick
Dr. David Gunderson
Dr. Francois Jacobs
Department Chair of Business Programs, Career Technical Programs (CTE) & Cosmetology at Northeastern Junior College
Dr. Brad Johnson
Director of training and development at Municipal Group of Companies in Canada
Dr. Jeni Moore
Director of continuous improvement and training at Hensel Phelps Construction Company
Dr. Mary Nobe
Assistant professor at CSU
Mr. Dale Porter
Assistant professor at University of Nebraska-Kearney