To compete effectively for positions at top-tier research institutions, tomorrow's educators must have a solid background in theory and practice, as well as a clear research agenda and an established research record.
A selective admissions policy ensures the quality of students entering the Fisher program. Students have the opportunity to work closely with a large number of faculty who are experts in a wide range of fields. Smaller class size means increased opportunities for student financial support.
It is expected that applicants to the PhD program intend to pursue the degree on a full time basis.