Elementary Education Ph.D.
Earning an Elementary Education Ph.D. at Auburn means you’re prepared to work in a variety of settings. In our social constructivist-based program, you’ll increase your knowledge and skills for K-6 and non-school settings. You’ll conduct independent research and complete a degree-culminating dissertation. Our students work with and are mentored by excellent faculty.
Coursework — 80 hours Minimum
Exact programs of study are developed with your chair and faculty committee. Masters or other graduate work may count toward total degree hours, as approved by your committee.
- Elementary education courses — 30 hours
- Research courses — 18 hours
- Other Advisor-approved courses — 32 hours
Research — 10 hours
- Work with your major professor to choose a research topic
- Complete at least 10 hours of research and dissertation
- March 15 for Summer Semester admission
- October 15 for Spring Semester admission
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Cost & Financial Support
- Auburn’s Student Financial Services page provides up-to-date cost information.
- Tuition and Fees Chart
- There are grants and fellowships available to graduate students.
- Auburn University’s Financial Aid Office also helps students find support.
- A limited number of assistantships for on-campus students may be available. Contact the program coordinator for more information.
- President’s Graduate Opportunities Program (PGOP) 2018-19 Application (PDF)