Doctoral Degrees

  • Curriculum, Instruction and the Science of Learning, PhD
    Our doctoral program in curriculum, instruction and the science of learning is a multidisciplinary program that focuses on addressing practical educational problems through research in diverse contexts for learning and teaching. You can create your own customized program to meet your research and career interests in one of these seven concentrations — elementary education, English education, learning sciences,  literacy and reading education, mathematics education,  science education and social studies education.
  • Language Education and Multilingualism, PhD
    Our doctoral program in language education and multilingualism
    focuses on preparing you for research, teaching and administrative posts in colleges and universities, and for positions of educational leadership in the schools or in state education departments. The mission of our program is to foster the development of foreign/second/bilingual language education practitioners and researchers who can understand and analyze language teaching and learning, and language policy to improve language and content teaching and learning in diverse educational contexts.
  • Learning and Teaching in Social Contexts, EdD
    Designed within an actionable, justice-focused framework, University at Buffalo’s Doctor of Education program in learning and teaching in social contexts blends contemporary theory and practice across synergistic learning experiences to produce the next generation of educational professionals dedicated to addressing emergent and persistent problems of practice.