The Department holds as its central mission the preparation and development of educators at all levels. The department ensures that its professional education programs are based on essential knowledge, established and current research findings, and sound professional practice.
These contacts can serve as quick reference throughout the application process. As you begin this process, however, we invite you to contact the C&I Office of Doctoral Studies at 702-895-1308.
Information for prospective students on how to apply to the Doctoral program in Curriculum & Instruction.
This downloadable doctoral handbook (in PDF format) contains all the information about the four doctoral programs in the department of Curriculum & Instruction at UNLV. Revised: May 2009.
Curriculum & Instruction Doctoral Program
Consistent with the College of Education and Department of Curriculum and Instruction mission statements, the department offers four doctoral programs.
Program Comparison Chart
For your convenience, this chart summarizes the components of each of the three programs housed in our department. Please remember that our programs offer emphasis in cultural and international studies in education, instructional technology, literacy,mathematics education, science education, teacher education and teaching English as a second language (TESL).
Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to questions about the doctoral program.