Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum, Instruction & the Science of Learning
University at Buffalo

Program Details

The online Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning program is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on addressing practical educational problems through research in diverse contexts for learning and teaching.  The curriculum emphasizes the science of learning, using an evidenced-based practice through design research, and also teaches educators how to investigate and solve complex educational problems involving multiple disciplines.  Students can choose from five concentrations:

  • Elementary education
  • English education
  • Mathematics education
  • Reading education
  • Science education

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School Accreditation & Licensing

University at Buffalo is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Interview, Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent, Essay/Writing Sample