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Graduate Programs - Ph.D. in Education

The College of Education and Human Development is pleased to offer a new Cohort beginning Fall 2012 for a Ph.D. in Education – Focusing on PreK-12 Schooling.  Ph.D. in Education Brochure

Mission and Purpose

The Ph.D. in education, PreK-12 Cohort program offers experienced educators an opportunity to develop professionally and academically as leaders, researchers, and scholars. The program is designed to equip students with the skills and insight to address the most complex challenges that we face in education today, challenges that can not be investigated or solved by application of a single methodology, perspective, or discipline. For this reason, the program emphasizes the value of multiple perspectives, methodologies, and disciplines, and of collaboration among educators with diverse roles and academic backgrounds. Experiences are deigned to prepare candidates to assume positions in universities, Prek-12 schools, and community, state, and federal agencies.

Who Should Apply?

For this Cohort, we are seeking full and part-time candidates who:

To contact Ph.D. Faculty or to find out how to apply click here.

For more information on PK-12 Educational Leadership, please review the following information sheet.   Educational Leadership Program Information Sheet

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Education and Human Development
5766 Shibles Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2412
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System