School of Ed Educ and Equity

The Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies, Education, Equity, and Transformation Specialization is designed to prepare the student for a career as an educational leader, researcher, faculty member, curriculum developer, or similar. For students seeking to impact local, national, and/or international educational systems through research, leadership, curriculum, policy, and practice, this program provides the knowledge and skills to make a lasting impact.

Effective Fall 2018

Education, Equity and Transformation Core (15 credits)
EDUC 713Transformative Theories of Teaching/Learning3
EDUC 714Education Policy Analysis3
EDUC 715Critical Theory, Educational Equity & Praxis3
EDUC 720Human Learning, Cognition, and Motivation3
EDUC 792Seminar3
Research Core (9 credits)
EDRM 700Quantitative Research Methods3
EDRM 702Foundations of Educational Research3
EDRM 704Qualitative Research3
Research Electives – select a minimum of 9 credits from the following:9
Applied Linear Models-Educational Research
Applied Longitudinal Data Analysis
Qualitative Data Analysis
Analysis of Variance--Education Research
Quantitative Data Collection Methods/Analysis
Narrative Inquiry
Ethnographic Research
Seminar: Research Methodology
Seminar: Proposal Development
EDRM *** Selected Courses 1
EDRM 799Dissertation12
Cognate/Electives 215
Master's Degree Credit (a maximum of 30 credits may be accepted from a master's degree)30
Program Total Credits:90

A minimum of 90 credits are required to complete this program. 


Select courses with approval of graduate advisor and committee.


 Students select cognate area (i.e. teaching, learning & culture; research methods; adult education & training) with their graduate advisor and committee