Course Sequence

This is the typical course of study for students entering the program.

For students who enter the program in even years:

Semester 1 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6103: Quantitative Analytical Techniques for Education Policy (Zamarro)
  2. EDRE 6213: Program Evaluation & Research Design (Wolf)
  3. EDRE 6223: Research Seminar in Education Policy (Greene)

Semester 2 (Spring)

  1. ECON 6623: Econometrics II
  2. EDRE 6413: Issues in Education Policy (Ritter)
  3. EDRE 6023: Economics of Education (Costrell)

Written Research Methods Qualifying Exam at the End of Year 1

Semester 3 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6033: Politics of Education (Maranto)
  2. EDRE 6053: Measurement of Educational Outcomes (Ritter)
  3. EDRE 6443: Seminar in Education Leadership Policy (Maranto)
  4. Elective 1 (may be taken in summer or semester 5)

Semester 4 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 5053: Philosophy and History of Education and Education Reform (Greene)
  2. EDRE 6043: Finance and Education Policy (Costrell)
  3. EDRE 6453: Seminar in Teacher Quality and Public Policy (Zamarro)
  4. Elective 2 (may be taken in summer or semester 6)

Semester 5 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6423: Seminar in School Choice Policy (Wolf)
  2. Elective 3

Semester 6 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 6433: Seminar in Education Accountability Policy (Costrell)
  2. Elective 4

Written and Oral Exam in 2 of 5 Fields in August, January, or June of 3rd Academic Year

Semester 7 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 700V: Doctoral Dissertation (9 hours)

Semester 8 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 700V: Doctoral Dissertation (9 hours)

 

For students who enter the program in odd years:

Semester 1 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6103: Quantitative Analytical Techniques for Education Policy (Zamarro)
  2. EDRE 6213: Program Evaluation & Research Design (Wolf)
  3. EDRE 6223: Research Seminar in Education Policy (Greene)

Semester 2 (Spring)

  1. ECON 6623: Econometrics II
  2. EDRE 6043: Finance and Education Policy (Costrell)
  3. EDRE 6413: Issues in Education Policy (Ritter)

Written Research Methods Qualifying Exam at the End of Year 1

Semester 3 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6033: Politics of Education (Maranto)
  2. EDRE 6423: Seminar in School Choice Policy (Wolf)
  3. Elective 1
  4. Elective 2 (may be taken in summer or semester 5)

Semester 4 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 6023: Economics of Education (Costrell)
  2. EDRE 6433: Seminar in Education Accountability Policy (Costrell)
  3. Elective 3
  4. Elective 4 (may be taken in summer or semester 6)

Semester 5 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 6443: Seminar in Education Leadership Policy (Maranto)
  2. EDRE 6053: Measurement of Educational Outcomes (Ritter)

Semester 6 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 6453: Seminar in Teacher Quality and Public Policy (Zamarro)
  2. EDRE 5053: Philosophy and History of Education and Education Reform (Greene)

Written and Oral Exam in 2 of 5 Fields in August, January, or June of 3rd Academic Year

Semester 7 (Fall)

  1. EDRE 700V: Doctoral Dissertation (9 hours)

Semester 8 (Spring)

  1. EDRE 700V: Doctoral Dissertation (9 hours)