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    Davis, CA 95616
    Tel: (530) 752-5887
    Fax: (530) 754-6672
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    Davis, CA 95616

    Phone: (530) 752-0650
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Education (Doctor of Philosophy)

Application Deadlines

Click here for the admission and fellowship deadlines for this program.

Degrees Offered

  • Ph.D. Plan B

Designated Emphases

Admission Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation
  • GRE scores
  • Writing sample
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Official transcripts

Degree Requirements

Students follow the degree requirements reflecting the year s/he was admitted or the most recent version below.


  • QE Exception: No outside member needed

Students gain advanced knowledge of educational theory and practice related to strengthening schools and improving education policy. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in education.

This program is an interdisciplinary Graduate Group.

For more information, visit the Education (Doctor of Philosophy) website.


Program Chair
Cynthia Passmore Education (530) 752-7883
Academic Advisers
Michal Kurlaender
(Adviser: Primary Contact)
Education 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 752-3748
Lee Martin
(Adviser: General)
Education (Doctor of Philosophy) 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 752-2854
Heather Rose
(Adviser: Admissions and General)
Education (Doctor of Philosophy) 9/1/13 - 8/31/15 (530) 752-7883
Graduate Program Staff Coordinator
Mary Reid Education (530) 752-7259
Student Affairs Officer (SAO) in the Office of Graduate Studies
Shelly Archer Graduate Studies (530) 754-5886