Curriculum & Instruction

Doctor of Philosophy

University at Albany

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    Doctor of Philosophy
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Earn your doctorate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

This program is identical to the ETAP PhD program except for its mode of delivery. All required courses are the same and milestones are the same. The program is designed to educate researchers in education, in the field of curriculum and instruction in particular.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum and Instruction offers a broad and intensive investigation of issues in educational theory and practice. See  for a detailed explanation of offerings. Distance students will attend courses synchronously via Kubi robots and Zoom as well as asynchronously via fully online courses offered on Blackboard. 

US News and World Report ranks the online graduate education programs at the University at Albany 2023 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in the nation

What's a doctorate degree?
A doctorate degree usually takes four or more years to complete, unless you already have a master's degree. Doctorate degrees are very specific to a particular area of study.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records

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