23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Ph.D. program in the Learning Sciences at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is designed to enable students to conduct research and evaluation of learning environments, including but not limited to technology-based environments.

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The focus of the Learning Sciences program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is on the design, assessment and understanding of learning environments and of the organizational and educational systems in which they are embedded. Data analytics and psychological process are also addressed in the program.

Career Possibilities

  • University and college faculty.
  • Community college faculty.
  • Instructional designer for school districts, textbook publishers, educational gaming companies, museums and other informal learning environments.
  • Curriculum or professional development specialist.
  • Educational technology director for school districts, human services agencies, hospitals, businesses etc.
  • Education program evaluator.
  • Organizational consultant for schools.
  • Policy position in government or nonprofit sector related to educational reform and accountability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Qualitative Research Methodologies
  • Inferential Statistics and Experimental Design
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Evaluation Research Methods
  • Advanced Evaluation Research Methods

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


69 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • If graduate course work has been completed, a graduate grade point average of 3.00 or above.
  • Preference given to students whose scores relate to the 50th percentile or better on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Three letters of reference from university faculty or other individuals qualified to judge the applicant's academic potential.

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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