Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Programs

Doctoral Programs

Want to make an impact redressing inequities in education?

The Rowan University Ph.D. in Education Program, with a focus on access, success, & equity, is for you.

Why focus on access, success & equity?

The Ph.D. in Education program prepares students to become higher education faculty, policymakers and researchers, tackling persistent social justice issues in education. The Ph.D. in Education offers students an opportunity to respond to the region’s, nation’s, and world’s most persistent educational challenges; those which obstruct access, success & equity in traditionally underserved communities.

Why Rowan University?

Under the guidance of doctoral program faculty, students will have opportunities to submit peer-reviewed publications; present at national conferences; and collaborate on writing grants. Additionally, students will be provided with a critical, interdisciplinary approach to theory and research, supportive faculty, and intentional development of academic and professional goals.

Program Highlights:

  • Focus on access, success & equity
  • Interdisciplinary Ph.D. faculty mentorship  
  • Ph.D. student cohort model
  • In-person program and supports
  • Research and teaching fellowship opportunities
  • Funding support for conference travel
  • Competitive tuition

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Now Accepting Applications Through May 1st

Early Decision Deadline: March 1st