University of the Rockies

Doctor of Philosophy in Education


1201 16th Street

Suite 200

Denver, CO 80202

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

Earn your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education from University of the Rockies. Research educational theories, systems, and learning communities.

Use systems, resources, and tools to support diverse populations. Evaluate the ethics and legality of education policies. Design and evaluate appropriate instructional strategies to support student learning. Become an effective change agent by applying your research. As a scholar, you will apply methods of inquiry, discovery, and evaluation to educational research questions.

Complete advanced courses online. Your curriculum features a strong research component and the program includes weekend in-residence workshops. You will reach the pinnacle of achievement when you research, write, and defend your dissertation.

An online degree from the University of the Rockies (UoR) does not lead to teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state's education authorities prior to enrolling at UoR to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher's license.

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University of the Rockies is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (

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