Ph.D. On Campus

Education, Culture and Society

University of Utah

24 months
4177 USD/credit 62655 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 62655 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 17640 USD/year
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This Education, Culture and Society program is offered at the University of Utah.


Learning outcomes

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education, Culture and Society at University of Utah is a 69 credit-hour academic degree designed primarily to provide students with the intellectual background and research skills of a scholar. The average period of completion is 5 years. It emphasizes disciplinary training and research methodology, culminating in a dissertation, and is a degree that connotes advanced study in theoretical and research issues.

Programme Structure

The doctoral core distribution includes a choice of course work in each of the three major areas of the Department. All students must complete this work before beginning work on the preliminary examination.

  • History, Philosophy and Sociological Studies (6 hours)
  • Language, Culture and Curriculum (6 hours)
  • Educational Theory (9 hours)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    62655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    62655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17640 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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