Our doctoral program provides you with the knowledge and skills needed to become an active researcher in Mathematics Education. After the first 2 years of fulltime course, you will earn a Master of Science in Mathematics Education. The remainder of time in the program focuses on earning your PhD.
- Explore different approaches that emerge from the study of the research literature.
- Write original research that represents your contribution.
- Build the intellectual skills to help utilize future technologies and communication infrastructures.
- Experience multiple opportunities to enhance traditional scholarly training.
- Use critical thinking skills to formulate and design solutions to complex educational problems.
You will develop the skills needed to become a scholar in the field of mathematics education. In the program, you will have opportunities to:
- Conduct scientific inquiry in mathematics education.
- Utilize methods of data collection and analysis.
- Produce new researchable questions.
- Design and conduct a research study to advance the field of mathematics education.
The program is designed for a fulltime student to complete their studies in 4 years. Students complete 72 credits. Learn more about our program structure.
- 18 credits of introductory coursework to develop your knowledge of research tools, methodologies and theories.
- 18 credits of preparatory coursework that refines and focuses your understanding of the research process.
- 36 hours of doctoral work, 12 of which are doctoral coursework and 24 credits of dissertation research.