Texas Tech University's College of Education offers a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education which enables place-bound professional educators the opportunity to advance their education. This hybrid program utilizes online courses and face-to-face summer intensive sessions t prepare professional educators to effectively address accountability and other issues facing schools and teacher education programs. Texas Tech University makes continuing your education possible no matter where "here" is.
Our third cohort is currently in the process of applying for a June 2015 start date. Please contact April Chavez at firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
We are accepting applications for the blended/online cohort. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2015. If you are interested in further information regarding the program, please contact email@example.com.
The review of applicants will begin on March 1, 2015. For the Summer 2015 cohort, submitting an application before March 1, 2015 is strongly recommended.
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The majority of the coursework will be completed online but students will be required to attend an orientation and three, two-week intensive summer sessions. Students must be committed to completing the program as part of a cohort. Additionally, students will be expected to complete coursework and complete additional expectations as outlined in the program requirements.
For cohort 3, the orientation and two week summer intensive will be held June 22 - July 3, 2015 at the main Texas Tech Campus in Lubbock. At the orientation, students will meet with faculty and fellow Ph.D. students. Students will also learn about available support services and resources and will gain greater insight into the program requirements including the research-oriented philosophy of the program. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to meet with their advisors to complete the paperwork for their programs of study, explore research opportunities with faculty, and develop initial plans for research projects and/or dissertations.
Interested applicants should have:
In addition to meeting programmatic and degree requirements, students are expected to actively contribute to the profession. Active contributions to the profession include doing most if not all of the following:
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