About This Degree
In recent years, the field of engineering education has evolved into its own emerging discipline that currently exists in parallel with more traditional engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, civil, electrical, and biological engineering.
Utah State University (USU) is one of the earliest higher education institutions in the United States that offers both Ph.D. and M.S. programs in engineering education.
What You Will Learn
Both Ph.D. and M.S. programs will prepare students to be engineering instructors, engineering education researchers and specialists with solid knowledge and skills in designing and assessing engineering curriculum and engineering knowledge, implementing evidence-based instructional approaches in student-centered engineering learning environments, identifying and synthesizing relevant theories to frame the research problem, applying appropriate and creative research methods to studies in engineering education.
In addition, the Ph.D. program will develop students' knowledge in engineering education foundations and the role of cognition in engineering education, and will train students to develop competitive grant proposals for improving engineering education.
PhD: Logan (Main Campus)
MS: Logan (Main Campus)
Career And Outcomes
Ph.D. graduates typically enter into a higher education institution for teaching and research or administration. M.S. graduates either continue for a Ph.D. study or enter into industry. Additional career options for both Ph.D. and M.S. graduates include: education or training specialist in government and non-profit organizations, education data specialist in government and non-profit organizations, and educational hardware/software developer and specialist in education industry.
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