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105 PhD Programs in Education

A PhD in Education may refer to either Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D), Doctor of Education (Ed.D), or Doctor in Education (D.Ed.). All degrees are designed for candidates who seek academic, administrative, or clinical research positions in the field of education, whether it is through a public or private organization. A PhD in Education usually requires coursework and a dissertation for… Read more

A PhD in Education may refer to either Doctor of Philosophy in Education (Ph.D), Doctor of Education (Ed.D), or Doctor in Education (D.Ed.). All degrees are designed for candidates who seek academic, administrative, or clinical research positions in the field of education, whether it is through a public or private organization.

A PhD in Education usually requires coursework and a dissertation for the degree to be awarded. Areas of specialization for PhD in Education programs may include educational policy, educational psychology, curriculum and teaching, or educational administration, to name a few. Graduates from PhD in Education programs often continue on to careers as professors in universities or administrative positions in education, such as school principal or superintendent.

If you are passionate about the field of education and want to further your own to open many doors for career opportunities, then a PhD in Education may be the degree for you. Take a look below and find out!

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University of West Alabama Online
Livingston, USA

Earn your advanced degree to best serve students in rural school systems through the University of West Alabama's Doctor of Education in Rural Education. The first fully onlin ... +

Earn your advanced degree to best serve students in rural school systems through the University of West Alabama's Doctor of Education in Rural Education. The first fully online degree of its kind, you'll be prepared to identify real solutions to rural education challenges as you work toward your dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Online
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Lusaka, Zambia

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supp ... +

The goal of the Ph.D. programme is to prepare the next generation of leading researchers. The Ph.D. is a programme of independent, self-directed academic research degree, supported by a team of supervisors that makes an original contribution to knowledge written up in a publishable dissertation. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
Online
 
INISEG Instituto Internacional de Estudios en Seguridad Global
Madrid, Spain +1 More

The norms and policies of the European Union underline more and more the economic and social importance of cooperation policies between countries, focusing on training as the ... +

The norms and policies of the European Union underline more and more the economic and social importance of cooperation policies between countries, focusing on training as the decisive qualitative factor for the modernization and innovation of productive apparatuses, the labor market, the processes of instruction and culture and to achieve more equitable levels of democratic participation and just social integration; In order to achieve a more modern system of education and training and to obtain a knowledge-based economy that is more competitive and dynamic worldwide, the European Union contributes to the development of quality instruction and that is why it encourages cooperation between Member States and extra-European countries. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Spanish
Sep 2021
Online
 

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Universidade Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

This doctoral program is interuniversity in nature and involves researchers from the universities of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela. Researchers from the universities of ... +

This doctoral program is interuniversity in nature and involves researchers from the universities of A Coruña and Santiago de Compostela. Researchers from the universities of Barcelona, Oviedo and Valencia, as well as the Matia Gerontological Institute (INGEMA) are also integrated into their teams. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
Spanish
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Edith Cowan University
Joondalup, Australia +1 More

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) is a research degree commencing with a cohort-based foundation year of research preparation followed by an independent, supervised resear ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Integrated) is a research degree commencing with a cohort-based foundation year of research preparation followed by an independent, supervised research project. -
PhD PhD
Full-time
Part-time
8 semesters
English
Campus
Online
 
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, or a ... +

This PhD course is entirely dedicated to TESOL Research. This doctorate will be of interest to those who have a background in languages, linguistics, applied linguistics, or a related field as well as to language teaching practitioners who have a keen interest in research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
36 - 96 months
English
Campus
 
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs in Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area)is designed for students who have well-articulated research goals which ca ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs in Individualized Interdisciplinary Program (Research Area)is designed for students who have well-articulated research goals which cannot be reached through established research postgraduate programs. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctor of Educational Administration is designed to prepare experienced practitioners for senior administrative and policy-making positions, and pursue careers in policy, ... +

The Doctor of Educational Administration is designed to prepare experienced practitioners for senior administrative and policy-making positions, and pursue careers in policy, university or college teaching, and research. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Bolzano, Italy

This Ph.D. program addresses the study of pedagogical and didactic sciences in an interdisciplinary context, providing the necessary skills to face research in the theoretical ... +

This Ph.D. program addresses the study of pedagogical and didactic sciences in an interdisciplinary context, providing the necessary skills to face research in the theoretical and empirical-experimental field and promoting the development of innovative application practices. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English, Italian, German
Oct 2021
Campus
 
Nazarbayev University
Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (the University of Cambridge or ... +

The Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education Ph.D. program combines intensive coursework, a module at one of the partner universities (the University of Cambridge or University of Pennsylvania), and an in-depth exploration of advanced research methodology to develop scholars and independent researchers in the field of Education. It is a full-time four-year program. Central to the NUGSE Ph.D. experience is the completion of a substantial piece of independent research, in the form of a Ph.D. dissertation. Graduates of the NUGSE Ph.D. program will be expected to act as key players in education reform and policy development in Kazakhstan. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Pittsburgh, USA

The Pitt School of Education is a leading institution for scholarly research and training through its Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education degree. Our Ph.D. program will ... +

The Pitt School of Education is a leading institution for scholarly research and training through its Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education degree. Our Ph.D. program will prepare you for a life of scholarship, inquiry, and research. Our graduates have joined the faculty of leading universities and have an impact as leader-practitioners. Our Ph.D. program covers the following disciplines: Applied Developmental Psychology; Education Leadership; Exercise Physiology; Higher Education Management; Language, Literacy, and Culture; Learning Sciences and Policy; Mathematics Education Science Education; Social and Comparative Analysis in Education; Special Education; Urban Education. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 5 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
North Dakota State University - Graduate School
Fargo, USA

Students in the Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) Education program at North Dakota State University conduct and disseminate empirical research to improve STEM ... +

Students in the Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) Education program at North Dakota State University conduct and disseminate empirical research to improve STEM learning and teaching in higher education.This unique interdisciplinary program offers a Ph.D. -
PhD
Full-time
3 - 5 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - University of Maribor
Maribor, Slovenia

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in ... +

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in the field of engineering in education. In the second semester of the first year, the student upgrades knowledge with two elective subjects in the technical field and one elective course in the pedagogical didactic field. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English
Hong Kong

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend HK$319,200 (approximately US$40,900) to each awardee for up to three years. PolyU climbs to 75th in the QS World University Ranking 2 ... +

The Fellowship provides an annual stipend HK$319,200 (approximately US$40,900) to each awardee for up to three years. PolyU climbs to 75th in the QS World University Ranking 2021 and 45th in Linguistics in QS World University Ranking by Subject 2020. We invite students with academic excellence and are interested in conducting cutting-edge research in our research areas to apply. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The PhD concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of which are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on ... +

The PhD concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of which are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on a full-time basis where students can complete the program in about 3.5 academic years. The main objective of Science Education concentration is to prepare doctorate students to obtain leadership positions in science education as supervisors and teachers in various levels of schooling. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
 

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