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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Research

General Program Information

Please note: This degree requires a two year full-time residency. Students must be available during the day to attend research seminars, courses, and to perform teaching and research related duties at the university campus for the first two years of their program.


  • Adult Learning

  • Curriculum and Learning

  • Language and Literacy

  • Leadership

  • Learning Sciences

Location: Education Tower, Room 114

Program number: 403.220.5675

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