Programs in Educational Communication and Technology

Department of Administration, Leadership and Technology

The Ph.D. program in Educational Communication and Technology is a rigorous research-oriented doctorate that prepares scholars who study the relationship between people, technology/media, and learning in all contexts. ECT doctoral students are trained in cognitive science, the learning sciences, game studies, and design-based methodologies to conduct original research on how technology and media can support learning. Students can also participate in our design-oriented studio-based learning courses, and are encouraged to combine theoretical research with design and practice in appropriate learning contexts. The program is highly selective and fully funded for full-time students.

The complete program description and requirements may be found in the ECT Guide for Doctoral Students.

Admissions-related inquiries should be directed to:

Steinhardt Graduate Admissions
+1 212 998 5030 |

All other correspondence regarding the program should be directed to the doctoral coordinator, Professor Jan Plass.

Program in Educational Communication and Technology
82 Washington Square East, 6th Floor
New York NY 10003
+1 212 998 5520

Prospective students are encouraged to sign up using the Request Info button above to learn about program events and information sessions, held both face-to-face and online each semester; in addition, prospective doctoral students should familiarize themselves with program faculty and their research.