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The Ph.D. in Education with an emphasis in Information Technology in Education provides advanced training for educators or prospective educators a strong theoretical and practical foundation in dynamic instructional design, and concurrent knowledge and skills to integrate contemporary digital technology in a variety of educational and training settings.

About Our Program

Students in the Information Technology in Education doctoral program are well prepared to be an active researcher with solid research skills and an academic publication agenda. Career options for students with this Ph.D. can be (but not limited to):

  • Instructional design assistant professors working in teaching and research institutions
  • Instructional designers or leadership positions in instructional design for:
    • Universities and colleges
    • K-12 schools
    • Educational software/gaming companies, industry, and organizations
  • Leading technology officers for industry companies working in their education and training divisions
  • Senior positions on technology related evaluation and assessment for government, schools, or grant sponsors


For more information, please contact:
Dr. Leping Liu
Professor and Information Technology in Education Doctoral Program Coordinator
liu@unr.edu
775-682-5511

The Information Technology in Education area of emphasis is guided by the general framework found in the Doctoral Program in Education Application Manual. The manual provides general information about doctoral concentrations offered in the College of Education. This page will provide you with specific information that is unique to the Information Technology in Education strand.

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Admission Deadlines

The College of Education & Human Development has application deadlines for Spring (November 15). Students wishing to apply for a graduate assistantship for Fall semester must apply for the Ph.D. program and the college graduate assistantship by February 1. Applications for Fall will continue to be reviewed up to July 15.

Program Information

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The College of Education & Human Development has a limited number of Graduate Assistantships for full-time students admitted to masters or doctoral programs.

Graduate Assistantship