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PhD in Educational Studies, Learning Technologies

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The PhD program in Learning Technologies is an intensive and interdisciplinary research and leadership program focused on the intersections between learning and technology in formal and informal educational environments. You will be immersed in both the theoretical and practical studies of learning with technology. Your experience can include pedagogical, social, cultural, economic, psychological, historical and political inquiry and critique. 

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Research Interests 

Faculty and students in the PhD program integrate theoretical and practical studies of technologies and media through pedagogical, psychological, social, cultural, economic, historical and political research. Areas of focus studied by faculty and students include:

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Career Paths

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University faculty 
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Research associates for nonprofit organizations 
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Educational technology directors 
Educational technology administrators in public and private organizations 
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Funding Options 

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Degree Requirements 

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Master's degree, academic writing sample

Minimum Program hours

51, post-master's degree

Deadline to apply

December 1 

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

Additional Application Requirements

Academic Writing Sample

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