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Doctoral Program

Doctoral Graduation Requirements

  • Credit requirements
    • PhD students should have completed all of the core (24 credits) and specialization (34 credits) courses.
  • Seminar (2 credits)
  • Internship
    • 6 credits required
    • Internships allow students to reinforce skills learned through coursework as well as to develop additional practical expertise through “real world” work experience.
  • PhD Projects
    • 6 credits required
    • In order to obtain a more valid measure of knowledge and problem-solving skills, the comprehensive exam requirement for the PhD in Instructional Psychology and Technology is met by successfully completing two comprehensive examination projects.
    • These projects should be related to two different areas of emphasis: development, evaluation, measurement, or research.
    • Dissertation (18 hours of dissertation credit)
      • After choosing a topic and forming an advisory committee, register for dissertation credit (IP&T 799R)
      • Prepare and defend a prospectus

Conduct a dissertation study, write, and review dissertation

See the PhD Student Handbook for further detail.