PhD in Education

The programme seeks to bring Christian influence on the education frontier, going beyond the perspective of education as information, on to education as formation and eventually education as holistic transformation—intellectually, socially and spiritually. The Doctor of Philosophy in Education has the following specializations:

  • Child Development & Family Studies
  • Church Education
  • Curriculum & Instruction
  • Educational Leadership & Administration

Requirements

Applicants must hold a MA in Education or its equivalent in the relevant area, earned from a recognized university, with a minimum 2nd Class upper division or 3.2 GPA on a four-point scale or their equivalents.

The programme comprises essentially two phases Seminar phase (duration of 1 year), taken in residence and covering six seminars (2 critical thinking, 2 methods and 2 in concentration area) for a total of 18 semester credits. This phase is immediately followed by a qualifying exam that must be completed successfully in order to achieve candidacy. The Research phase takes 2 – 3 years duration (24 semester credits).

YEAR ONE

Unit Code

1st Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

2nd Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

3rd Session Seminar/Topic

Core Seminar

ED 801

Seminar on Taxonomy of Educational Objectives in Education(3cr)

ED 802

Curriculum Theorizing (3cr)

ED 872

Statistical Methods (3cr)

 

 

 

ED 871

Qualitative Methods (3cr)

 

 

Specialization Seminars

ED 810

Independent Seminar in Ministry Education (3cr)

 

 

ED 811

Independent Study in Ministry Education (3cr)

ED 820

Seminar on Teaching in Higher Education (3cr)

 

 

ED 821

Topics on Teaching in Higher Education (3cr)

ED 830

Seminar on Administration Educational Programmes  (3cr)

 

 

ED 831

Topics on Administration of Educational Programmes (3cr)

ED 840

Seminar on Child Development & Family Studies (3cr)

 

 

ED 841

ED 841 Topics on Child Development & Family Studies (3cr)

YEAR TWO

Unit Code

1st Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

2nd Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

3rd Session Seminar/Topic

 

Qualifying Exam

ED991

Dissertation Proposal (3cr)

ED992

 Dissertation (3cr)

YEAR THREE

Unit Code

1st Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

2nd Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

3rd Session Seminar/Topic

ED993

Dissertation (3cr)

ED994

Dissertation (3cr)

ED 995

Dissertation (3cr)

YEAR FOUR

Unit Code

1st Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

2nd Session Seminar/Topic

Unit Code

3rd Session Seminar/Topic

ED996

Dissertation (3cr)

ED997

Dissertation (3cr)

ED998

Dissertation (3cr)

Total= 42 Credit Hours