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Doctorate Applications—Deadline Approaching

If you are interested in pursuing a doctorate degree through the McKay School, look into the EdD and EIME programs before the deadline passes!

4 February 2013 0 Comments

For educators the sky’s the limit; from classroom teaching to policy writing and everything in between, students of the McKay School have opportunities to shape the education of future generations. As you decide what tools and experiences you will need to achieve your goals, including which McKay School resources you’ll use, there’s a question you should ask yourself: Is a doctorate degree in Education or Educational Inquiry, Measurement and Evaluation right for you? Read on to find out.

Doctor of Education Degree (EdD)

Application Deadline: March 1, 2013 

Who should apply: The Education Doctorate program prepares education leaders to “lead, lift, and educate their colleagues and followers.” The program aims to inspire its participants to improve educational institutions in order to give every student the opportunity to learn and contribute on a wide scale. If you are interested in teaching at a higher level or making your contribution in school administration, you might want to consider pursuing a doctorate in education. 

Where to find more information: In addition to reading the information on the website, prospective EdD students should contact Dr. Scott Ferrin, Chair of the Doctoral Program, with any questions or requests for assistance in application. He can be reached at (801) 422-4291 or ferrin@byu.edu.

How to apply: The online application form and other instructions are all listed here.     

Educational Inquiry, Measurement and Evaluation (EIME)

Application Deadline: February 1, 2013 (annual)

Who Should Apply: The EIME doctorate degree is designed “to prepare PhDs who have the knowledge, expertise, experience, and character traits to work productively as researchers, evaluators, policy analysts, assessment specialists, and/or professors in a variety of settings.” Any prospective student who wants to contribute to the improvement of educational theory and practice through higher learning should consider the EIME doctorate.

Where to Find More Information: The EIME website has a page dedicated to explaining their PhD program. You can also click here for a list of EIME faculty in the McKay School who would be willing to answer any questions.

How to Apply: An online application form and information on other application requirements can all be found here.

February 4, 2013

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