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Doctoral Degrees in Education

The School of Education doctoral degree programs prepare professional leaders to identify challenges and reinvent education for the next generation.

Which Program Is Right for You?

Graduates of the doctoral degrees in Education pursue positions as faculty members in higher education or policy and research roles in the public or private sector. The doctoral degrees are designed for the development of competency in educational scholarship and research. Doctoral candidates may choose one of three options:

  • James Nehring talks about what makes the Ph.D. program at the UMass Lowell College of Education different.