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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education

Teacher Education Concentration, Social Science Education Specialization

The PhD in Education, Teacher Education Concentration, Social Science Education Specialization is designed for individuals preparing for university or leadership roles in social science education.

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PhD in Education, Teacher Education Concentration, Social Science Education Specialization Credit Hours
TPTE 600 24
Research Area (must include TPTE 640) 15
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: Social Science Education courses 15
Cognate 6

Stewart Waters, associate professor and instructional team lead

Joshua Kenna, associate 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:

Stewart Waters, associate professor and instructional team lead

Email: kwaters2@utk.edu