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Earn your Ph.D. in Education at Attallah College of Educational Studies

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Ph.D. in Education at Chapman University

The Ph.D. in education program is intended primarily for individuals seeking a career in higher education or in other research-oriented leadership fields. The program focuses on the formulation of new ways to think about issues and solve problems in the field of education.

A Robust Research Environment

Put theories into practice through initiatives such as the Paulo Friere Democratic Project, the Thompson Policy Institute on Disability and Autism, and numerous local and international partnerships.

Low Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Close collaboration between students and doctoral faculty on publications, presentations, and grant proposals.

Four Emphases to Fit Your Career

The Ph.D. in education program offers a unique combination of four emphases: Cultural and Curricular Studies, Disability Studies, Leadership Studies and School Psychology.

If you're ready to begin your journey at Chapman University, Apply Now.


We invite the inciters of change and disrupters of the ordinary to start their journey to mastery at Chapman.

As a graduate student at Chapman University, you will have the opportunity to truly master your passion. Whether you're an inspired artist, curious scientist, or a budding innovator, you will have access to industry tools, knowledgeable faculty, in-depth research opportunities, and a career and alumni network to support you throughout your life.