Texas Tech University

Distance Doctoral Degree

Agricultural Education Doctoral Degree

The Doctor of Education in agricultural education degree program is a unique distance-delivered degree that is awarded by both Texas Tech University and Texas A&M University. Students in this program must apply for admission at both universities. Most coursework associated with this joint doctoral degree is delivered via online technologies. Read more about the program here.

  • Students in this program take a 40-hour disciplinary core, 12 hours in an area of specialization, and 12 hours of dissertation or record of study.
  • A maximum of 12 students are admitted as a cohort every two years with applications for the next cohort being accepted in January 2015.
  • Each doctoral candidate in this degree program is expected to demonstrate competency by satisfactorily completing (1) a qualifying examination after the initial 30 hours of course work, (2) a comprehensive written examination after all course work is completed, (3) a dissertation or record of study research project that demonstrates original, independent scholarship, and (4) a final oral examination.

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