Reach your interdisciplinary educational goals your way.
If you're an experienced professional who wants to make a scholarly contribution to your field of interest and gain an advanced degree, this flexible program allows you to meet your goal. You’ll have a key role in designing a program of study that fits your needs exactly, with input and guidance from your faculty advisor and doctoral committee.
The program encourages you to draw from your own personal and professional experiences to inform your work. You'll conduct novel research and create new knowledge, and, with faculty mentoring, you'll write a dissertation that explores and expands your area of interest and inquiry. We'll encourage you to engage in the evidence-based thinking and self-reflection that will foster development throughout your career.
And by joining this low-residency program, you'll join a close-knit community of diverse learners who co-construct knowledge and support each other throughout residencies and online coursework.
Your coursework allows you to develop a scholarly voice informed by a critical review of knowledge that brought you to doctoral study. You'll examine your sociocultural perspective, and gain insights from disciplines relevant to your program of study and research interests. And you can choose elective courses from across the university and at neighboring institutions.