Ph.D. Online

Curriculum and Instruction

University at Albany

48 months
11550 USD/year
11550 USD/year
5655 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Intensify your studies in educational practice and develop new theories of learning and teaching through rigorous research. In the PhD in Curriculum and Instruction program from University at Albany, you actively engage in scholarly inquiry and collaborate with faculty on major research projects.


Connect with an energetic doctoral student community, and use your understanding of educational processes to help teachers overcome practical challenges that impede student success. Choose from an array of flexible specializations that can include courses in departments across the University. Online options for study are available.

Careers in Curriculum and Instruction

The Curriculum and Instruction PhD program at University at Albany prepares you to succeed as an academic scholar and instructor at higher education institutions or pursue curriculum and teaching leadership positions in K-12 schools, continuing and community education centers, and training departments.

  • Common Job Titles: Educational Researcher, Professor or Teaching Faculty, Senior Instructional Designer, and Instructional Technology Director.
  • Common Employers: Colleges and Universities, Public School Districts, Businesses and Corporations, Nonprofit Organizations, State, Regional, and Federal Agencies, Ministries of Education, United States Department of Defense, Medical Centers and Teaching Hospitals

Programme Structure

Core Courses:

  • Principles of Curriculum Development 
  • Principles of Instruction 
  • Foundations of Research in Curriculum and Instruction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
5 (analytical)

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Three letters of recommendation (Two of the three required letters of recommendation must be from faculty addressing applicant's potential to succeed in the PhD program.)
  • GRE
  • Statement of Background and Goals

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    11550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5655 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per year during 48 months.


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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