The PhD program requires 76 points beyond the baccalaureate for completion. Students may complete the program in three years of full-time study. In addition to 18 points in history of education courses, students take 16 points in history courses from the Graduate School of Arts and Science, 12 points in philosophy of education, 6 points in cognate studies, 6 points in foundations courses, and 6 points in research courses, as well as 12 points in content and dissertation proposal seminars.
Students in the History of Education PHD program must also fulfill the Steinhardt school-wide requirements for the doctoral degree. Learn more about Schoolwide Course Requirements.