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Science Education Ph.d.

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The Doctor of Philosophy in Education with a concentration in Science Education at the University of Wyoming will prepare students for productive careers in scholarly inquiry at research & outreach centers and universities. In an apprenticeship model, students study with a cadre of professionally active faculty to produce scholarly work, take advanced coursework in science education, collaborate with faculty on grants and research projects, and have opportunities to teach undergraduate courses in education and science.

Learn more about the benefits of gaining your Ph.D. degree in education at UW.

Interested in researching and improving a current problem area of teaching practice within a school or other community-based organization? Take a look at our Ed.D in programs in education.


Reach out to the Science Education Program Coordinator, Dr. Alan Buss,


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