University of Central Florida

College of Education and Human Performance



University Tower, Room 320

PO Box 160112

Orlando, FL 32826

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Ph.D. in Education is a research-oriented degree appropriate for educators from school districts, businesses, industry, educational agencies, and other educational settings who need a strong research base in their careers. It is the intent of this program to be interdisciplinary, allowing flexibility for students who will work in research clusters and learning communities with faculty on education-related research. Programs of study can be designed for those educators who seek faculty positions in a research university or research-oriented education positions in business and industry. The doctoral program offers six tracks: Counselor Education, Elementary Education, Exceptional Education, Hospitality Education, Instructional Technology, and Mathematics Education.

International Student Requirements:

In order to enroll in graduate classes, students must have obtained a baccalaureate or higher degree, prior to the start of the term for which the student is admitted, from a regionally accredited institution or from a recognized foreign institution. International students are not eligible for nondegree/certificate status unless they hold an eligible visa. International applicants are encouraged to begin the application process early. Also, international applicants should ensure all supporting documents, including those required to issue an I-20, are received by the stated application deadline. Only official documentation is accepted and it is the student's responsibility to submit all documents by the application deadline.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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