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 (TTE) 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.
Scholars in the TTE Ph.D. program will be encouraged to develop research agendas to investigate relevant issues in the use of technology and preparation and continuing development of teachers in K-16 settings. The degree plan for this program builds on a strong foundation of all TLAC’s Ph.D. program and provides the flexibility for students to explore and develop in multiple areas of technology and teacher education. Each student will be required to develop a level of technological competency to be able to use technology as an instructional delivery system.
New applicants: Funding is available for new 2024 admits.
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 our Graduate Advising Office with any questions you may have. Our office information can be found at https://tlac.tamu.edu/student-services/graduate-advising.
Can you guide me through the application process?
Please visit our web page at https://tlac.tamu.edu/admissions/masters-admissions or https://tlac.tamu.edu/admissions/doctoral-admissions for step-by-step information about applying for our master’s and doctoral programs.
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?
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. applicants.