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Monday, September 20, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Monday, November 8, 2021 at 5:00 PM
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Meeting ID: 477 219 0674
Ph.D. in Educational Human Resource Development, emphasis in Adult Education
The Educational Human Resource Development (EHRD) program with an emphasis in Adult Education develops adult education practitioners who are critically reflective, student-centered and committed to social justice. Our programs prepare individuals to administer programs and teach adults in a variety of settings including community centers, community colleges, literacy centers, health care facilities and the workplace. The Ph.D. prepares individuals for the professoriate as well as other settings.
Requires a minimum of 72 credit hours with a master’s degree or 96 credit hours without a master’s degree. This degree prepares individuals for professional work settings as well as faculty positions in research universities. It also offers a variety of courses in which a student may choose to emphasize in areas essential for the knowledge and skills necessary to meet your goals.
Degree: Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Educational Human Resource Development
Emphasis: Adult Education
Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy
Credit Hours: 72 hours with Master’s degree, 96 hours without Master’s degree
Frequently Asked Questions
I AM INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO THIS PROGRAM. HOW CAN I STRENGTHEN MY APPLICATION?
All prospective Ph.D. students are highly encouraged to meet with a program faculty member prior to applying to the program. This will allow the prospective student to ask questions about the program to ensure the program will meet their needs. Also, since faculty members make admission decisions, this is an opportunity for prospective students to find out what the programs are looking for in applicants.
Prospective students are encouraged to apply early, especially if they are wanting to be considered for awards, such as fellowships and assistantships.
ARE GRE SCORES REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION TO THE PHD PROGRAM? WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM GRE SCORES REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION?
No, GRE scores are not required for applicants to the PhD program in Educational Human Resource Development (Adult Education) program.
HOW SOON CAN I APPLY?
Applications for the PhD program are accepted August 1-December 1, for the following Fall semester. It is recommended applicants submit all application materials in advance of the deadline to ensure a complete application when reviews begin.
Completed Application: A completed Texas A&M University GraduateCAS application. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $89 application fee for domestic applicants and $114 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website.
How to Apply: Doctoral Application Information
WHAT TYPES OF FINDING ARE AVAILABLE TO PHD STUDENTS?
Full-time PhD students are eligible to apply for Graduate Assistantships. These assistantships pay for nine hours of tuition, as well as a monthly stipend. These assistantships range from assisting with courses, teaching undergraduate courses, and assisting with research.
Full-time students are also eligible to be nominated (by faculty) for a fellowship. These fellowships are competitive, so prospective students are encouraged to have their admission applications submitted early. They are also encouraged to meet with faculty members in the program to discuss their interest in the program, as well as being considered for an award.
Students who are not full-time can contact the Student Financial Aid office for other funding opportunities available to graduate students.