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Alum Won Jung Kim was recognized by NARST for her outstanding doctoral research.
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Ph.D. in Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education

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Our mission with the Curriculum, Instruction and Teacher Education (CITE) doctoral program is to prepare students to be leading scholars and educators who deeply understand and work to improve education in its political, social and cultural contexts.

COMPREHENSIVE CURRICULUM, TAILORED TRAINING

We combine internationally renowned faculty, an interdisciplinary approach, exposure to multiple ideas and flexibility in study through a variety of focal areas to create a one-of-a-kind learning experience tailored to your professional career objectives.

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PH.D. PERSONALIZED


Create your own path through the program by choosing your courses.


DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING


Students can shift their academic focus throughout the program.

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Our students currently get full funding for up to five years, which includes opportunities for assistantships, fellowships, study abroad, conferences, scholarships and more.

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Point of Distinction




For four straight years, Michigan State University has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for curriculum and instruction, according to U.S. News & World Report (2023).

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The CITE program environment is academically rigorous, socially conscientious, and at the same time supportive of students. This is a rare combination, which makes it an extraordinary doctoral program.

VIVEK VELLANKI

CITE Alum

Research across the College of Education


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CENTERS AND INSTITUTES

120


TENURE-SYSTEM FACULTY MEMBERS

210


ACTIVE GRANTS AND CONTRACT

$125


MILLION IN EXTERNALLY FUNDED GRANTS AND CONTRACTS

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CONTACT

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Department of Teacher Education
620 Farm Lane, Room 347 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
P: (517) 432-7705 F: (517) 432-5092
Email: cite@msu.edu