PhD in Education


PhD Emphasis Areas

All students are required to complete at least 32 units of emphasis area course work. Each student and his or her faculty adviser proceed within the framework of one of the emphases listed below to select 32 units of emphasis area course work and complete other degree requirements. Alternatively, students with interests across two or more of these emphasis areas may work with their faculty advisers to select an appropriate combination of course work that draws from more than one emphasis.

Learn more about each of our Emphasis Areas:

Language, Literacy & Culture

Learning & Mind Sciences

Mathematics Education

School Organization & Education Policy

Science and Agricultural Education


PhD Graduation Brunch
Putah Creek Lodge

The Graduate Group in Education at the University of California, Davis 
Invites you to The Annual Education PhD Celebration 

A brunch reception and ceremony to Celebrate our PhD Students’ Accomplishments, Build and Bask in our Developing Scholarly Community and Honor the 2016 PhD Graduates in Education 

Map to Putah Creek Lodge