Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction

Completion of at least 64 hours beyond the master’s degree including:
Major Subject Coursework (minimum)32
CI 599Thesis Research (min/max applied toward degree)4-20
Independent Study (min/max applied toward degree)0-12
Research Coursework 116-20
Total Hours64

Other Requirements2

Master's Degree Required for Admission to Ph.D.
Residency 2 consecutive full-time (12 hours) semesters of study on campus
Early Research Requirement
Qualifying Exams
Human Subjects Approval
Preliminary Exam
Final Exam/Dissertation Defense
Dissertation Deposit
Minimum GPA 3.0

All students will take a minimum of 16-20 credit hours, depending on area of methodology focus, in approved research methods courses.


For additional details and requirements refer to the department's Web site, the College of Education Graduate Programs Handbook, and the Graduate College Handbook.