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The Education PhD Program develops scholars, researchers, and leaders who pursue careers in both academic and applied settings in the field of education within three different areas: 

Science/Mathematics Education option

This option develops scholars in the fields of science and mathematics education make significant contributions to the body of knowledge in science and mathematics education that analyzes the work in learning in a variety of settings, teacher education, curriculum development, educational technology, professional development, assessment, non-formal education, and college teaching.

Language, Equity, and Education Policy (LEEP) option

This option provides candidates a comprehensive student of bi/multilingual communities, equity in school and community-based educational contexts, and educational policies. Research is conducted in K-16 educational settings. Working with faculty advisors, candidates develop a program of study that allows students to pursue their interests through interdisciplinary connections..

Agricultural Education option

The Agricultural Education option provides candidates with a strong theoretical foundation and practical research experience, for careers in both academic and applied settings.