PhD in Teaching and Learning
Emphasis in Higher Education and Teacher Education
Begins Fall 2017 in Bismarck, ND
- 90 Credits (Beyond Bachelor's Degree)
- 3+ Years to Complete Coursework
- Face-to-Face Classes in Bismarck, ND, and Online Coursework
- Semester-based Courses
- In-State Tuition Regardless of Residency
Online and Distance Doctorate Degree in Teaching and Learning
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program in Teaching and Learning is designed to prepare individuals for leadership and teaching positions in schools, colleges and universities, and public or private agencies. The distance doctoral program in Teaching and Learning offers two areas of emphasis:
- Preparation to be a college or university professor of an academic discipline and all of its responsibilities.
- Preparation to be an educator of teachers in a college or university setting and/or as a person providing consultation and in-service to teachers in pre-K-12 schools.
Through face-to-face classes held in Bismarck, ND, and online coursework, you'll focus on foundations, theory, research and scholarly tools that provide the necessary skills to function effectively as an educational leader.
Mission Statement and Program Goals:
It is the mission of the Teaching and Learning Doctoral Program to prepare persons for leadership and teaching positions in schools, colleges or universities, and public or private agencies.
- The student will demonstrate knowledge of how personal educational practice guides and supports the learning of others.
- The student will demonstrate the ability to apply research and research methods relevant to the field of study.
- The student will demonstrate knowledge and application of educational practices related to the foundations (personal, historical, philosophical, sociological, anthropological, psychological and/multicultural) for learning and teaching.
- The student will demonstrate knowledge and skills in understanding ways of engaging learners in the active construction of knowledge relevant to the advanced discipline of study.
February 15 (Priority)
August 1 (Final)