Make a direct and lasting impact through multi-disciplinary study and using applied education research methods to confront critical educational issues in our communities in support of justice, equity and reform efforts.
Learn multi-disciplinary and contextualizing frameworks in support of justice, reform, and equity work in educational settings by using applied research methods. Drawing from the social-sciences, humanistic traditions, and critical frameworks, a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations and Research from UND is real-world preparation to make your mark as a university professor, education researcher, data analyst, educator, policymaker, program evaluator, and education or research consultant.
- Program type:
- Doctoral Degree
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4-5 years
- Credit hours:
- 90 (30 from master's)
Why earn a doctorate in educational foundations and research?
Educational Foundations and Research Ph.D.
Work closely with faculty mentors in authoring publications and presenting research.
Pursue research in your area of passion. Programs are highly customizable, and class times accommodate working professionals. Some courses are available online.
Learn the newest research methodologies and technology, using leading theories to tackle current education issues.
Become highly employable by developing actionable skills paired with content knowledge highly sought after by a variety of industries. 100% of recent UND Educational Foundations and Research grads are employed.
Earn a Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research Methods, Analytics or Quantitative Research Methods, a signal to employers that you have particularly in-demand skills.
Educational Foundations and Research Careers
Educational Foundations and Research Ph.D. Courses
Gain the Insights to Lead
The Educational Foundations and Research program allows students to engage in impactful initiatives and ideas.