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33 PhD Programs in Teaching

Getting a PhD is a chance to make a significant achievement while exploring and learning new topics and conducting research. Earning a doctorate satisfies personal needs for knowledge as well as opens career advancement opportunities. A PhD is the highest academic degree awarded by universities. What is a PhD in Teaching? This degree is offered for those with a passion for education and making an… Read more

Getting a PhD is a chance to make a significant achievement while exploring and learning new topics and conducting research. Earning a doctorate satisfies personal needs for knowledge as well as opens career advancement opportunities. A PhD is the highest academic degree awarded by universities.

What is a PhD in Teaching? This degree is offered for those with a passion for education and making an impact upon others by helping them learn. Students in the program are trained in research and educational psychology and how to apply them in various learning environments. They may also study education foundations, cognitive and social development, instructional design, learning and motivational theory, classroom management, curriculum delivery, and assessment. Other possible coursework includes social justice, inclusion, diversity, contemporary art and science research methods, and lifelong learning.

Students who study in a PhD program may become skilled in research methods and gain hands-on experience in teaching. They may also develop strong oral and written communication skills relevant to any job.

The cost of a PhD in Teaching differs, depending on the schools and their locations. The duration of the course may run from three to five years. Potential students should investigate their desired institutions ahead of time.

People who earn a PhD in Teaching most often have careers as educators, counselors, researchers, human resource developers, or linguistics experts. They also find themselves as educational policy advisors, advocates, technologists, or writers of course curriculum and instructional materials. Degree holders also have many leadership opportunities in educational institutions, from superintendent of a school district to college or university administrator.

PhD programs in teaching are available at institutions worldwide. Online courses are an option to students anywhere with internet access, and offer schedule flexibility and convenience. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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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
 
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
 
UAEU United Arab Emirates University
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The proposed Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education prepares students to address key research issues related to Mathematics education in the UAE. Students in the program will ... +

The proposed Ph.D. program in Mathematics Education prepares students to address key research issues related to Mathematics education in the UAE. Students in the program will acquire expertise in applying and evaluating appropriate research methodologies to inform recent developments in the field of Mathematics education. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Aug 2022
31 Dec 2021
Campus
 

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Selinus University of Science and Literature
London, United Kingdom +1 More

In this research programme, the student explores the methodology of Second Language Teaching (SLT) and supports it with many examples. It presents new directions for the Engli ... +

In this research programme, the student explores the methodology of Second Language Teaching (SLT) and supports it with many examples. It presents new directions for the English Language Teaching (ELT) program, describing innovative pedagogical methods and consistent ideas that lead to success in this field. The curriculum should cover all key issues for effective ELT practice. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English, Italian
Online
 
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
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
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
 
Universidad Ana G. Méndez - Recinto de Cupey
San Juan, Puerto Rico

All of our programs are duly licensed by the Puerto Rico Board of Education (CEPR) and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). At the undergrad ... +

All of our programs are duly licensed by the Puerto Rico Board of Education (CEPR) and accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). At the undergraduate level (teacher preparation programs), we have the specialized accreditation granted by The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
Spanish
Campus
 
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
Jan 2022
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
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Prague, Czech Republic

The study program is realized within the framework of the kinanthropology field of science. Kinanthropology is a multidisciplinary field of science that deals with the complex ... +

The study program is realized within the framework of the kinanthropology field of science. Kinanthropology is a multidisciplinary field of science that deals with the complex effects of intentional and spontaneous physical activity on human personality development in the bio-psycho-social context and in conditions of physical education and sports, physiotherapy, physical health education including their effective management. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Education
Prague, Czech Republic

The program of Visual Art Education as an integral part of the educational field of Art and Culture has great interdisciplinary potential. Graduates represent specialists not ... +

The program of Visual Art Education as an integral part of the educational field of Art and Culture has great interdisciplinary potential. Graduates represent specialists not only in the area of visual and fine arts but also in research teams of pedagogy, special pedagogy, developmental psychology, media, and cultural studies, comparative cultural and pedagogical studies, visual semiotics, cognitive science, aesthetics, visual theory, and others. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prague, Czech Republic

The study program is focused on the problematic of didactics of physics and general problems of physics. It stems from scientific disciplines such as physics, didactics of phy ... +

The study program is focused on the problematic of didactics of physics and general problems of physics. It stems from scientific disciplines such as physics, didactics of physics, pedagogy, and psychology. The main goal is to provide students with a complex overview of the didactics of physics, teach them independent scientific practice in this field and allow for a deeper understanding of some parts of physics. This program naturally follows the master’s program Physics Education for Secondary Schools which, out of the whole Charles University, can be studied solely at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics. It is therefore natural that this faculty also has a doctorate program focused on didactics of physics and general problems of physics. This study program is unique by being the only one at our university to offer doctorate-level studies in the field of didactics of physics. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Florida Christian University
Orlando, USA

The doctorate in education recipients are armed with the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful changes in today’s schools and classrooms. The program will introduce student ... +

The doctorate in education recipients are armed with the skills and knowledge to enact meaningful changes in today’s schools and classrooms. The program will introduce students to the most popular theories and philosophies guiding today’s education system while examining ways to solve current problems using established best-practice strategies and resources. -
PhD
Full-time
Portuguese (Brazil)
Campus
 
Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a research-based, highly individualized course of study in a specialized area of education. It prepares candidates at the highest level as leaders and managers in high ... +

This is a research-based, highly individualized course of study in a specialized area of education. It prepares candidates at the highest level as leaders and managers in higher learning institutions. These would be informed by theory and practice of current knowledge and research in four main areas of concentration that address: teaching, curriculum designs, administration and management of educational programs, child development and family studies, and general Christian education studies for church and parachurch educators. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus