23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Teacher Education in the Department of Teaching & Learning at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is projected for professional educators who have an interest in becoming practitioner-oriented scholars in teacher education and who are interested in teacher education as a content area for research.

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Completing this Teacher Education degree at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will enable individuals to answer the national call for teacher educators and researchers in this field. The program is one of only a few in the nation devoted to teacher education.

Career Possibilities

  • University or college professor
  • Curriculum leader
  • Educational consultant
  • Researcher at private and public institutions
  • District administrators
  • Director/administrator of state and national departments of education

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Foundations of Education
  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Curriculum and Instruction Culminating Experience
  • Advanced Research in Teaching and Teacher Education
  • Technology in Teacher Education

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


81 SCH


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • For post-bachelor's applicants, a regionally accredited bachelor degree from a program in an area closely related to the chosen field of specialization is required.
  • For post-master's applicants, prior to the admission start date, a master degree from a regionally accredited program in an area closely related to the chosen field of specialization is required.
  • For post-master's: Have satisfactory teaching experience, preferably licensed.
  • Submit a complete Graduate College online application, by the stated application date, including the following:
  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

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.


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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