Elementary Education Ph.D.

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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.

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Degree Overview

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
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Admissions

Application Deadlines

  • March 15 for Summer Semester admission
  • October 15 for Spring Semester admission

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