The program consists of 60 credits: a minimum of 24 credits for the coursework and 36 credits for the dissertation. Students must also fulfill two additional requirements: pass a qualifying examination and publish research in a peer-reviewed academic journal and/or present a dissertation at an international conference. Applicants must hold a master's degree from an accredited university. He/she must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (on the 4.0 point scale) and/or have at least 2-3 years working experience in a related field. In addition, he/she must meet the entrance requirements of the university graduate school.

Areas of Study

  1. Educational Research Methodology
  2. Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  3. Health and Physical Education
  4. Educational Management
  5. Educational Technology and Communications
  6. Non-Formal Education
  7. Curriculum and Instruction 
  8. Development Education
  9. Early Childhood Education
  10. Art Education
  11. Higher Education