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School of Education
100 International Drive
Baltimore, MD 21202
Doctor of Philosophy in Education (PhD)
The full-time PhD program will prepare future leaders in education research, policy, and practice, who possess knowledge and strategies for identifying obstacles to student learning and crafting solutions beyond one academic discipline. The program draws upon the intellectual resources from across the Johns Hopkins community, and provides an extraordinary learning environment that promotes multidisciplinary collaboration The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is designed to prepare an exceptional core of interdisciplinary scholars among students and distinguished scholars Key to the program is the student’s ability to plan their course of study based on their interests. The framework for the program is focused on research methodology, core knowledge, and the dissemination and application of that knowledge to ensure candidates are equipped to assume roles as university faculty, researchers, or leaders in policy making. The program provides eight PhD candidates with full tuition assistance and a $25,000 annual stipend to support full-time study.
Students will have training opportunities at SOE’s Center for Social Organization of Schools, Center for Research and Reform in Education, Center for Technology in Education, and with Success For All, the nationally acclaimed research-driven whole school reform model. In addition, the SOE has 20 joint faculty appointments with the university’s schools of medicine, nursing, and public health.
The PhD program offers a unique learning experience where students can plan their course of study based on their interests of finding solutions to pressing problems in education. The framework for the program is focused on research methodology, core knowledge, and the dissemination and application of that knowledge to ensure candidates are equipped to assume leadership roles in university faculty or research positions, policy- making, and school administration.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999