Degree Earned:PhDPrepares candidates to be leaders, policymakers, policy advisors and analysts, faculty members, and researchers who successfully shape, direct, implement, and evaluate early childhood services, infrastructure, and policy and contribute to the scholarly knowledge that undergirds the discipline. Graduates will enter a growing and dynamic field with burgeoning research about the critical years in children's brain development, learning, and health. This concentration holds institutional and system reform as its unit of change and equity in opportunity and outcomes as the purpose for change.
Degree Earned:EdDPrepares leaders to see opportunities for diverse and urban students as well as the range of complex challenges in P - 12, post-secondary, and nonprofit educational systems. The program focuses on the skills and dispositions to work along with communities, while investigating these issues in-depth to lead systems change.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips leaders for change to become highly knowledgeable about the field of science education, think critically about the nature of science, and advocate for science education through a largely research-oriented and equity-based lens.
Degree Earned:PhDPrepares candidates to explore, understand, and think critically about the nature of science and science education from a largely research-oriented perspective. The program prepares graduates to become equity-focused, highly knowledgeable leaders in science research and education, fostering experiential learning and exploration in all learners.
Degree Earned:EdDDesigned for those who are passionate about supporting the learning and professional development needs of K - 12 district-level teacher trainers, post-secondary educators, and workplace trainers using online and technology-based pedagogies. Graduates assume top leadership positions in adult learning, instructional design, and change leadership.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips school leaders to design strategies and pedagogies for improvement in teaching and learning mathematics. The training focuses on research methods that are practice-oriented and conducted through the Doctoral Research Projects (DRP) to address issues of equity in math education and understand the relationship between teacher professional development and student learning.
Degree Earned:EdDEquips exceptional leaders with high standards in education to problem-solve, innovate, and contribute in purposeful ways to improving learning outcomes for K -12 Latinx students. Graduates of this program serve as leaders in schools, school systems, colleges, community agencies, and organizations.
Degree Earned:EdDLicenseOffers a unique opportunity for current and aspiring leaders in schools and other educational organizations to study with nationally and internationally known scholars and practitioners. Coursework focuses on knowledge and skills around managing talent and finances, building strategic partnerships, leading innovation and change, and planning for future-ready schools and organizations.
Degree Earned:EdDDesigned to prepare highly competent professionals to become leaders and advocates for all children and their families from an equity and inclusive excellence perspective. Graduates lead system and policy development in inclusive, culturally, and linguistically diverse child care, school, and community settings for children birth to age eight, their families, and their educators.
Degree Earned:PhDBrings together award-winning faculty and doctoral students who ground their approach and research in transdisciplinary and critical frameworks and advocate for educational equity and transformative, liberatory education.