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Science Education, Doctor of Philosophy

The Science Education PhD program is designed to meet the professional goals of those preparing for leadership roles in science education.

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PhD in Education, Teacher Education Concentration, Science Education Specialization Credit Hours
Required Courses
TPTE 600 24
Research Area 15
TPTE 640 3
Core Requirements
One seminar in each of the three primary concentrations: TPTE 617,  REED 602, SPED 601 or EDDE 601. Or other course from each of the three departmental PhD concentrations as selected in consultation with and approved by doctoral committee 9
TPTE 604 1
TPTE 605 1
TPTE 612 1 minimum
Concentration: Science Education courses 15
Cognate 6

Mehmet Aydeniz, professor

Yolanda Kirkpatrick, clinical associate professor

Kristin Rearden, clinical professor

Joshua Rosenberg, assistant professor

Minimum 72 graduate credit hours (minimum 48 graduate coursework credit hours plus minimum 24 credit hours of dissertation)

If you have questions about the program or the course of study, please contact:

Mehmet Aydeniz, professor

Email: maydeniz@utk.edu