Quick Admit Applicants: Current Aggies graduating in spring or summer of 2020 are eligible to apply for the TLAC Quick Admissions process. Each program area will have unique essay question(s) that will need to be uploaded to the application and can be found on the program area’s web page. Please find the necessary Quick Admit essay questions in the drop down box below.
Ph.D. Programs: Fall admissions consideration only, on-campus program, must hold conferred master’s degree to apply.
- How does change happen in teaching/teacher education? Please share how you think people grow and change in their teaching careers; also, share how you think subject matter changes as well. Provide specific examples where possible. Following APA formatting guidelines, construct and upload your response in one document here.
- What is something you recently learned about teaching and/or technology? Describe how that learning came about and why you think the learning developed in the way it did. (Please do not share anything that you would not want a public audience to read). You should use, and properly cite, the ideas of others to support your argument using APA formatting guidelines. (1500 words maximum, not including references)
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, emphasis in Technology and Teacher Education
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) emphasis in Technology and Teacher Education (T&TE) offered by the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) targets practitioners and researchers with a specific interest in the scholarship related to technology and the various stages of teacher education.
This 64-hour doctoral program is designed to develop effective teaching and research tools that include educational opportunity and workplace access.
Students come from a variety of backgrounds, possess a wide array of experiences and achieve national exposure before graduation. As a result of mentorship by technology and teacher education faculty and through participation in extant research projects, graduate students will present their work at local, regional and national conferences as well as publish in relevant journals.
Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Emphasis: Technology and Teacher Education
Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Credit Hours: 64
Frequently Asked Questions
I still have further questions—who can I contact to help me answer those?
Please feel free to contact the Graduate Advising Office in 211 Harrington Tower. Our office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We can be reached at (979) 862-8032. (This is our front desk phone.) You can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our mailing address is 4232 TAMU; College Station, TX 77843-4232. Office fax number: (979) 862-4352. Please make sure to include a cover sheet when faxing.
Can you guide me through the application process?
Completed Application: A completed Apply Texas application. Apply online at www.applytexas.org. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $65 application fee for domestic applicants and $90 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website. * If you are currently a graduate student at Texas A&M University, please contact our office at 979-862-8032 for information on applying to the TLAC department. TLAC Departmental Admissions In addition to the Texas A&M University admission requirements, the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture requires the following information: Departmental Application for Online Ed.D. Program The departmental application will be submitted electronically. You will be required to upload a copy of your professional resume, three professional references, and writing samples.
How soon can I apply?
Prospective students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible!
I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?
Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.
Is there any opportunity for financial assistance?
Yes, there are opportunities for financial assistance through the following departments: Office of Graduate Studies Financial Aid
What are the typical program costs?
You can base the cost of attendance on 64 graduate credit hours (for doctoral students). The following website can help you estimate the cost of the program, including current costs of tuition and fees: Cost of attendance estimator
Is the GRE required?
GRE is only required for Ed.D. and Ph.D. applicants.