University of North Dakota

College of Education and Human Development

Educational Foundations & Research


University Ave

Grand Forks, ND 58202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Educational Foundations & Research

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Department of Educational Foundations and Research provides courses for educators and other professionals interested in educational theory, educational evaluation, and/or educational research. The department is committed to the encouragement of interdisciplinary efforts and to increased social justice in our multicultural society. The Ph.D. degree will prepare students for professional positions that rely on both full understanding of the broad intellectual and scholar ly themes that are foundational to good practice as well as excellent research skills. Students will study both the Foundations of Education as well as Research Methodologies, choosing to emphasize one or the other. They will design a graduate cognate uniquely suited to their scholarly and research interests.


UND is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. UND also holds many special accreditations at the college, department, or program level.

International Student Requirements:

All graduate applicants must demonstrate academic-level proficiency with the English language before they will be considered for admission. This requirement must be met by all applicants, regardless of citizenship, residency, or nation of birth. No applicants will be considered for admission until the English Language Proficiency is met. Please refer to the Academic Catalog for ways in which this requirement can be met.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Small City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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