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Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education Doctoral Programs

Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education, Ed.D., Ph.D.

Application deadline:
February 28. Summer Admission only

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) and the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education are offered in the Department of Teacher Education, Educational Leadership and Policy. These degrees provide for the study of teacher education, research, teaching, and learning in ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse settings. The TLTE doctoral programs are designed for individuals with backgrounds in PK-12 educational settings such as classroom teachers, administrators, instructional leaders, as well as experiences working in other educational/community settings.

Application Instructions

Educational BackgroundRequired. Minimum requirements for application to the program:
Minimum GPA 3.0. Must have a Master’s degree in education or related field.
Program of InterestSelect: College of Education > Teacher Education/Educational Leadership and Policy > Teaching/Learning/Teacher Education > EdD or PhD
Letter of IntentDescribe why you are applying for this doctoral degree and discuss in detail the goals of your professional future. Describe how a doctoral degree in Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education will contribute to your learning. Indicate previous degree(s) and professional experience, a thorough description of your teaching or working in educational settings.
Writing SampleAn academic writing sample is required.
CV/ResumePrepare a detailed résumé/curriculum vitae that provides faculty with information about your professional goals, educational achievements, details and dates of teaching experience, and community and extra-curricular experience. We encourage students to seek guidance in producing a well-written résumé/curriculum vitae.
RecommendationsThree required. Enter recommenders name and email into system. Once the recommender responds to the email, the form and letter will automatically be uploaded into student’s application file.

Leading New Mexico in Educator Preparation and Research

The overall mission and purpose of our work within the Teacher Education, Educational Leadership & Policy Department is to prepare and support teachers, teacher educators and teacher leaders who support the children and families of New Mexico. Read more about our Mission and Core Values.

Professional Licensure Disclosure

Our program has determined it meets professional licensure requirements in the state of New Mexico. It has not determined it meets professional licensure requirements in any other state.