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Social Science Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Faculty from the department participate in the delivery of the PhD with a major in education.

Application Process

Individuals seeking admission to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education must first be admissible to the University of Tennessee Knoxville, and then admitted to a concentration within the PhD with a major in education. Prospective students are encouraged to make application at least six months before anticipated matriculation.

Admission Procedures

Admissions Page

Financial Aid

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To view the course of study

Please follow this link to the UT Graduate Catalog.

  1. Select the appropriate catalog from the dropdown menu on the right.
  2. Select the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.
  3. Scroll to TPTE and select “Display Programs for this Department.”
  4. Click on the appropriate program to see the credit requirements and admission procedures for each program.

Detailed general information on the PhD program.

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