23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction in the Department of Teaching & Learning at University of Nevada, Las Vegas provides a course of study for professional educators who desire to extend and advance knowledge in the theory and practice of education as university researchers.

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Areas of research emphasis include instructional technology, teacher education, mathematics education, literacy, cultural and international studies, science education, and teaching English as a second language (TESL). The completion of this Curriculum and Instruction degree at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will particularly enable individuals to become skilled researchers as members of university faculties.

Career Possibilities

  • University or college professor
  • Curriculum leader
  • Educational consultant
  • Researcher for private and public institutions, organizations and associations
  • Educational administrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership in Workforce Education and Development
  • Theories of Adult Learning
  • Theory and Research in Multicultural Education
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Emerging Technologies for Learning

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
145 (verbal)
145 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Prior to the admission start date, a master degree from an accredited program in an area closely related to the chosen field of specialization is required.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professionals who can specifically address the applicant's potential for success in the doctoral program. One letter, minimally, must be from a university faculty member addressing past academic success and future potential in a doctoral program. These letters of recommendation will be requested by and must be submitted through the Graduate College online application system.
  • Submit one set of transcripts from all previously attended colleges and universities as requested in the Graduate College online application. Unofficial transcripts should be uploaded via the online application for any degrees or coursework in progress at the time of application. 

Tuition Fee

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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 USD /month
Living costs

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


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