Ph.D. in Mathematics Education
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Education
The doctor of philosophy program is designed to provide increased competence in mathematics, mathematics education and research. Recipients gain the appropriate knowledge and skills for positions in college and university mathematics education programs; teaching, administration and supervisory posts in state and local school systems; positions teaching mathematics in community colleges, liberal arts colleges and introductory mathematics courses in universities; and as research directors in mathematics 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.