Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Occupational & Technical Studies
Old Dominion University

Program Details

Old Dominion University offers the online Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Occupational and Technical Studies. The focus of the degree is to prepare university faculty, directors/supervisors of career and technical education, and directors of training departments in business, industry, and government. Individuals will apply knowledge, skills, and behaviors in today's complex educational and business environments. Every individual will develop competencies for understanding and using research methods and statistics to make data-based driven decisions. 

The Occupational and Technical Studies concentration has the following three emphases:

  • Technology Education
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Human Resources – Training


  • Master's degree in an appropriate discipline from a regionally accredited university
  • Official Transcripts
  • 3.0 minimum GPA in graduate work
  • GRE scores 
  • Statement of Intent
  • Resume
  • Letter(s) of recommendation

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges