Doctoral Degree

The Mathematics Education faculty in the School of Teaching & Learning are pleased to offer doctoral degrees in Curriculum & Instruction with an emphasis in Mathematics Education. The doctoral degree earned by students in mathematics education is the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.).

What to Expect

Expectations of doctoral studies in the mathematics program may include but are not limited to the following:

Timeline for Completion of the Doctoral Program

Of course, the planned program of study for each doctoral student is different. There are many variables that determine how long it will take a student to complete a doctoral program (e.g., course load, adherence to the planned program, factors related to dissertation research, etc.) On average, students can expect to complete the doctoral program in 3-4 years with full-time enrollment during the fall, spring, and summer terms.