Teacher Education Concentration, Science Education Specialization
The PhD in Education, Teacher Education Concentration, Science Education Specialization prepares students to become educational researchers with a specialization in science education. This program is for students who wish to carry out research and to teach at the post-secondary level or to work in a research- or teaching-related position outside of higher education. Students in this program complete doctoral research and a dissertation that represents their original contributions to what is known about science education. In addition to program requirements, students have the opportunity to participate in research with their advisor or other program faculty.
|PhD in Education, Teacher Education Concentration, Science Education Specialization||Credit Hours|
|Research Area (must include TPTE 640)||15|
|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 612||1 minimum|
|Concentration: Science education related courses||15|
Minimum 72 graduate credit hours (minimum 48 graduate coursework credit hours plus minimum 24 credit hours of dissertation)
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