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Developmental Education (Developmental Mathematics Concentration)

Texas State University

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765 USD/credit 50490 USD/full
765 USD/credit 50490 USD/full
357 USD/credit 23562 USD/full
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About

Through research, scholarship, and professional experiences, the Developmental Education (Developmental Mathematics Concentration) program from Texas State University effects change in the areas of developmental literacy, developmental mathematics, and learning support.

Overview

As the first doctorate of philosophy (Ph.D.) and one of three doctorates of education (Ed.D.) programs in developmental education in the country, the program fills a crucial need for innovative research in a field that serves students underprepared for postsecondary education by valuing social, cultural, and critical perspectives.

Program Mission

The doctoral program in developmental education prepares future scholars, researchers, leaders, administrators, instructors, and practitioners in the field of developmental education. Both rigorous and supportive, the program aims to advance theory, research, and practice in multiple areas of developmental education — including developmental literacy, developmental mathematics, and learning support — by actively engaging students in teaching, scholarship, and professional service. In this multidisciplinary program, the faculty, staff, and students work collaboratively across various academic disciplines, diverse communities, and geographic boundaries.

Career Options

The Developmental Education (Developmental Mathematics Concentration) program from Texas State University prepares graduates for a wide variety of careers. The Ph.D. is designed for students planning careers as researchers, faculty, and scholars who will build a strong research and theoretical base for developmental education.

The Ed.D. is designed for students planning careers as highly qualified program leaders, policymakers, researchers, and practitioners who will advance developmental education in a variety of contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Learners in Developmental Education Contexts
  • Policy and Politics in Developmental Education
  • Teaching and Learning in Developmental Education
  • Diversity in P-16 Educational Contexts
  • Managing Developmental Education Programs

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee

          or

  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • master's degree in a field relevant to developmental education from a regionally accredited university
  • official transcripts from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) in all completed graduate course work
  • official GRE (general test only) with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing sections
  • resume/CV
  • statement of purpose (approximately 500-1000 words) demonstrating the student’s research interest and goals as a developmental education professional and potential to contribute to the advancement of scholarly work in the field of developmental education. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50490 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit
  • National

    50490 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit
  • In-State

    23562 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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