Mississippi State University’s Graduate School no longer requires the GRE or GMAT for admissions purposes. However, some departments may require these test scores to be eligible for an assistantship. Please contact departments directly for more information on applying for a graduate assistantship. Visit the Office of the Graduate School’s Test Score Requirements Notice for more information.
The Ph.D. in Engineering with concentration in Engineering Education is an interdisciplinary program that incorporates theory and practice, so students are prepared to be teachers and scholars in the emerging field of engineering education. Graduates of the doctoral program will be able to conduct and direct research in engineering education, develop, review, and critique effective research designs, effectively teach engineering subjects, design and assess engineering programs, and address critical issues facing engineering education.
Some potential careers would be in engineering policy, corporate training and management, educational technology development, university assessment, university administration, academia, research and scholarship.
Individuals interesteding in developing the field of engineering education as well as those with a background and formal training in engineering should consider this degree.