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Doctor of Philosophy: Curriculum Studies & Teacher Development​

Explore and enhance your passion for teaching and learning.
Apply for a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in the Curriculum Studies and Teacher Development program.



Critically examine issues that matter in education


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The CSTD Ph.D. degree was designed to provide rich opportunities for advanced study and research related to curriculum studies.

Choose from among a wide variety of research areas, including literacy, urban schools, educational technology, equity, mathematics, science, the arts, online learning, citizenship, comparative education, holistic education, instructional design and teacher development. 

We are now accepting applications for the full- and flexible-time Ph.D. programs for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Apply by November 15, 2018 to receive our decision in March 2019



Intellectual Growth

Learn more about the field of curriculum studies and teacher development. Extend your expertise in your chosen research area.



Pursue your Ph.D full-time or choose the flex-time program which is designed for working professionals. Courses are offered year-round, with many courses online.


World Renowned Faculty

Conduct research alongside leading scholars and researchers. Think ​about issues that matter in education.