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Education, Equity, and Transformation Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies

The Education, Equity and Transformation doctoral specialization is designed for students who are passionate about addressing vital issues in education and want to make a lasting impact through research, teaching, leadership, and curriculum design.


Program Details What You'll Learn

The 60-credit program offers a strong foundation in the skills and knowledge needed in research and teaching, including:

  • Curriculum development
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Teaching and learning philosophy
  • Assessment
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Program Highlights What You'll Do

The EET program’s interdisciplinary approach allows you to tailor coursework and research to your area of interest. You will work with expert faculty to build a program of study that includes graduate-level coursework in your area of interest, and your dissertation will be guided by faculty who are selected based on their shared passion for your research.

This degree will prepare you to work as a faculty member, educational leader, researcher, curriculum developer, or another professional role that impacts educational contexts at local, national, and international levels.

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Work with a community of scholars dedicated to addressing issues of equity and transforming educational contexts to be inclusive for all learners.

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Develop extensive quantitative and qualitative research skills.

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Connect theory and practice to address vital educational issues.

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Tailor course work and research experiences toward professional goals.

Take the Next Step

Think the Education, Equity and Transformation doctoral program is right for you? Get started by contacting our EET program coordinator, Dr. Daniel Birmingham. He will help answer your questions and guide you to achieving your goal.

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Graduate Program Resources Useful Links

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Our graduate and doctoral programs have slightly different application requirements. Get all the details for your application here.

There are a number of funding opportunities available for our graduate programs.

Learn about our dedicated faculty and their areas of interest.

Tips and timelines for what to expect on your doctoral journey.

View our Accreditation Documentation

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