About This Degree
The Applied Sciences, Technology, and Education (ASTE) faculty welcome a diverse group of students seeking to improve education. The PhD program prepares candidates for academic careers in formal and nonformal settings that demand research expertise and an understanding of the theoretical foundations. Accepted applicants will work collaboratively with faculty and other students to increase their research, program development, and teaching abilities.
The Career and Technical Education (CTE) Ph.D. program is a four-year online program requiring 3-4 synchronous sessions in online courses (TBD by professor and student schedules), and the face-to-face participation on the Logan campus for one-week (second week of July) for three consecutive summers. These summer meetings allow students to complete additional CTE Ph.D. Professional Competency Requirements. Most students in the program take two-three classes (6-9 credits) per semester.
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This degree is designed to prepare professional and scholars who are seeking to become:
- curriculum specialist
- coordinators and supervisors in public or private school systems
- educators or administrators in higher education
- leaders working in communications or as educators in formal and nonformal settings
- educational evaluators or researchers in various settings