Learning and Instruction Doctoral Programs


Earn your PhD or EdD at UB in:

Get the career you want!

Many graduates of our doctoral programs become researchers, professors, and administrators in colleges and universities or assume leadership positions in school districts, BOCES, and state education departments.

You'll find our alumni leading the field:

  • as Teachers
  • as Professors at Colleges and Universities
  • as school Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents
  • as Researchers and Authors
  • as Deans and Administrators in Higher Education settings
  • as Presidents of Universities

With just a minimum of 62 credit hours of study beyond the master's degree and the completion of a dissertation you could earn your doctorate!


For questions regarding programs of study, please contact:

Program Contact Email Phone
Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning Dr. S. Miller smiller@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4071
Optional Concentrations:
Elementary Education Dr. X. C. Wang wangxc@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4056
- Early Childhood Dr. X. C. Wang wangxc@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4056
- Music Education Dr. M. Runfola runfola@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4033
- Social Studies Dr. S. Robert sarah@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4046
English Education Dr. S. Miller smiller@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4071
Mathematics Education Dr. Ji-Won Son jiwonson@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4030
Reading Education Dr. L. Shanahan ls34@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4028
Science Education Dr. N. Waight nwaight@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4045
Foreign and Second Language Education Dr. J. Brutt-Griffler bruttg@buffalo.edu (716) 645-4066
Special Education Dr. S. Raimondi raimondi@buffalo.edu (716) 645-5042

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