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Ph.D. Program Curriculum

Students admitted to the Ph.D. in curriclum and instruction will specifiy a program area in which classes and research work are to be done and in which she or he expects to become a scholar. This area of concentration is at least 36 graduate credit hours taken at the University of Kansas, exclusive of dissertation credit hours and research skill requirements. The doctoral student, with the assistance of a faculty advisor, will construct a doctoral program plan of coursework and research opportunities.

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