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65 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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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 2020
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
01 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Union University
Jackson, USA

Our fully online Leadership in School Reform Ed.D. track is designed to prepare school leaders with new and relevant courses in educational leadership. Be equipped to create a ... +

Our fully online Leadership in School Reform Ed.D. track is designed to prepare school leaders with new and relevant courses in educational leadership. Be equipped to create and actualize a vision for leadership in 21st-century schools. Be able to employ the best of research and practice in policy, child development, learning, teaching, and leadership within the context of school reform. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education is designed for providing teachers, administrators, parents, and mental, health, or social service providers with the unique oppor ... +

The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education is designed for providing teachers, administrators, parents, and mental, health, or social service providers with the unique opportunity to develop their reflective thinking skills and leadership skills on the application of best practices on a diverse range of disabilities and to engage into critical educational issues, practices and concerns. The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education, responds to the academic and professional needs of both school-based and agency-based personnel, who presently hold or desire to pursue leadership positions in Special Education. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2021
28 Feb 2021
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
01 Dec 2020
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
Full-time
Part-time
8 semesters
English
27 Jul 2020
Campus
Online
 
Unicaf University (ZM)
Larnaca, Cyprus +14 More

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
 
Georgia Southern University
Statesboro, USA

The Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern University is an interdisciplinary program that encompasses a broad range of considerations from the purely theoretical to ... +

The Ed.D. in Curriculum Studies at Georgia Southern University is an interdisciplinary program that encompasses a broad range of considerations from the purely theoretical to the pragmatic questions of design and evaluation. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
English
18 May 2020
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Mary Immaculate College
Limerick, Ireland

The Structured PhD programme is a four-year structured programme which involves coursework in research methods, core and optional discipline specific...

The Structured PhD programme is a four-year structured programme which involves coursework in research methods, core and optional discipline specific... -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
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
 
Palacky University
Olomouc, Czech Republic

Doctoral study in educational psychology is a three-year program and can be studied full-time or in combined form. The program is based on an individual study plan under the g ... +

Doctoral study in educational psychology is a three-year program and can be studied full-time or in combined form. The program is based on an individual study plan under the guidance of a supervisor or consultant. -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
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
English
Sep 2020
 
Heriot-Watt University Dubai
Academic City, United Arab Emirates

The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences places a very high value on enabling people to obtain a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degree by research and is pleased to be able ... +

The School of Engineering and Physical Sciences places a very high value on enabling people to obtain a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degree by research and is pleased to be able to extend this facility to students on the Dubai Campus. Initially, those with an interest in undertaking a project in the broad area of energy are encouraged to apply. This may include renewable energy, energy utilization, and energy conservation as well as improved materials for energy production and conversion (for example, the development of nanocomposite carbide coatings). -
PhD
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Charles University Faculty of Science
Prague, Czech Republic

The doctoral study provides integrated education, allowing its absolvents to perform conceptual and research activity in the chemical education field because of their high eru ... +

The doctoral study provides integrated education, allowing its absolvents to perform conceptual and research activity in the chemical education field because of their high erudition. The absolvents of the doctoral study will be ready for independent scientific, pedagogical, and coordination work in this field. The absolvents, will be able to use their skills at didactic places of work at universities and colleges which prepare Chemistry teachers, in the research institutes of Czech Ministry of Education which concern themselves with the chemical education problematics, in workplaces of institutions and organizations focused on postgraduate teacher education, in national and international institutions and organizations focused on state-wide or international research in chemical or science education (Division of Chemical Education EuCheMS, European Science Education Research Association, International Organization of Science and Technology Education, International Council of Associations for Science Education etc.). -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Candidates pursuing the PhD (Education) must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires dili ... +

Candidates pursuing the PhD (Education) must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories. -
PhD
English
Campus
 

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