Jul 03, 2022  
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog

Exceptional Learning, STEM Education Concentration, Ph.D.

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Degree Requirements

The Exceptional Learning Ph.D. requires 78-79 credit hours and is organized into three core areas: Core Knowledge, Research Knowledge, and Concentration Knowledge. Credit hours are classified as follows:

  • Core Coursework: 13 hours
  • Research Coursework: 21 hours
  • Dissertation: 15+ hours
  • Core Concentration Coursework: 23-24 hours
  • Advisor Guided Electives: 6-7 hours
  • Total Degree Requirements: 78-79 hours

STEM Education Concentration

The STEM education concentration provides students with the background and experience needed to assume leadership roles in the development, delivery, and assessment of STEM education programs.

Course Substitutions

Course Substitutions are allowed upon approval of the graduate advisory committee, department chair/director, and dean of the college.

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