Education: Educational Technology, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 69 Hours

Common Core
(Plan to take these 1st or 2nd semester)
SCFD 6983Diversity and Equity Issues in Education3
SCFD 6113Theoretical Foundations of Inquiry3
CIED 6503Doctoral Seminar3
Hours Subtotal9
Research Courses
Select 12 hours from the following:12
Analyses of Variance
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies
Qualitative Research I
Qualitative Research II
Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research
Advanced Pedagogical Research
Hours Subtotal12
Select 24 hours from the following:24
Foundations of Educational Technologies
Facilitating Online Learning
Advanced Computer-Based Instructional Development
Human Computer Interaction
Trends and Issues in Educational Technology
Advanced Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
Instructional Systems Design
Performance Improvement Technology
Directed Reading
Internship in Education
Hours Subtotal24
Cognate Area of Study
Note: The Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching can be used as a cognate (must apply through the Graduate College since this is a separate program).
Select 9 hours from the following:9
Learning in a Digital Age
Advanced Computing Applications in Education
Computer-Based Instruction Development
Facilitating Online Learning
Hours Subtotal9
EDTC 6000Doctoral Dissertation15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours69

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) Requirements

  • 90 credits beyond the Bachelor's degree, 60 credits beyond the Master's degree are required
  • At least seventy-five percent of coursework on the Plan of Study must include 5000 and 6000 level courses
  • A minimum of 15 hours at the 6000 level with a grade of SR for the doctoral dissertation must be complete.  The maximum number of dissertation hours (6000 with a grade of SR) permissible on a Plan of Study must not exceed three-fourths of the total credit hours in the approved graduate degree program
  • Credit for all courses on a graduate Plan of Study must have been awarded within 10 years of completion of all degree requirements
  • A minimum of 30 in-residence credit hours are required
  • Non-Course requirements:
    • Doctoral Candidacy
    • Dissertation Defense
    • Dissertation Submission/Approval