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Doctor of Philosophy

Global Studies in Education

Global Studies in Education (GSE) deals with global change and education from social justice and critical democracy perspectives. The program focuses on the globalization of policy, pedagogy in different contexts including online environments, and children and youth studies.

Typical Plan of Study (minimum 64 hours)

Core Courses

16 hours

1 Research Methods Required Course

4 hours

Basic Research Methodology Courses

4 - 8 hours

Please consult the College of Education Graduate Handbook for specific courses.  

Advanced Research Methodology Courses

4 - 12 hours

Please consult the College of Education Graduate Handbook for specific courses.  

Independent Study Courses

12 hours

4 hours taken for each of the qualifying exams.  Instructor approval and completion of the Independent Study Learning Contract required.

Thesis Research

4 - 16 hours

Program Cost 

To determine program cost, use the Cost Calculator.  Please note that online students should reference the tuition cost only, there are not additional fees for online. 

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