Ph.D. in Science Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Science Education
The doctor of philosophy program is designed to provide increased competence in science, science education and research. Recipients gain the appropriate knowledge and skills for positions in college and university science education programs; teaching, administration and supervisory posts in state and local school systems; positions teaching science in community colleges, liberal arts colleges and introductory science courses in universities; and as research directors in science education.
The focus of the Ph.D. is typically theoretical, and dissertation research is oriented for the student going into a university graduate teaching and research setting.