Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Literacy Studies – Reading Specialization

Doctor of Philosophy

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.

Apply to the Graduate School online.

Admissions information.

Residency

The residency requirement for students in the PhD program with a major in education is two consecutive semesters of full-time enrollment.

Detailed general information on the PhD program.

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 information about the Specialist in Education degree.




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