Program description

Engineering education systems and design is a transdisciplinary PhD program aimed at advancing understanding of the engineering education ecosystem. The goal of the program is to enable long-lasting improvement of the learning process and infrastructure in engineering education at all levels by emphasizing the study of education as a complex ecosystem that takes into account the multiple inputs, outputs and interactions within an educational setting.

A typical student will enter the program with a master’s degree in an engineering or a related discipline; will complete six three-credit core courses; and will select from areas of specialization such as education system design, educational policy and implications, learner analytics, design of online educational environments, assessment of impact of educational innovations or engineering student identity formation and pathways.

Application deadlines

Fall:      January 15
Spring:  August 15

Contact Us

The Polytechnic School
Graduate advising office
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