The following 19 credit hours are required for all Ph.D. candidates. As these are intended to be foundational courses for the rest of the program, you should plan to take them in your first, or at the latest second, year of coursework.
EDUC 710: Statistical Analysis of Educational Data (or prerequisite), 4 hrs
EDUC 825: Development and Learning, 3 hrs
EDUC 830: Field Techniques in Educational Research, 3 hrs
EDUC 867: Issues in Ed Policy and Research, 3 hrs
EDUC 876: Histories of Schooling: Culture, Curriculum, and Change, 3 hrs
1 advanced research methods course, any type (i.e., quantitative, qualitative, mixed), 3 hrs