Students will (a) need to have a qualifying paper approved (usually in year 2-3) to allow them to continue on in the program; (b) need to present and defend a PhD study proposal (once coursework has been completed); (c) pass the comprehensive exams (after the PhD study proposal has been defended); and (d) will need … read more of Beyond coursework, what else is required to complete this program?
Students who pursue this degree full time can complete all the requirements in four years. In exceptional cases, it may be possible to complete in three years. It is more common for students to finish in five or six years.
Students must be able to follow the course sequence described above, meaning they must be able to take the two classes each semester that are required.
No. All required interaction is remote. Depending on the flexibility of the participants in each cohort, one of the required summer courses may be offered with a face-to-face option.
No. All courses are online.
Students in this program will complete a cumulative project known as “Plan B” project. These projects are a form of practitioner inquiry. The student will work together with their advisor to design and carry out this project. There are multiple forms that this project can take. See the document linked on this website in the … read more of What is the “Plan B”?
Residence in Hawaii is not required. One only needs to be able to be present in Hawaii for six weeks during each of the two summer sessions.
Yes. If you have questions about GI Bill payments, please can contact the University Records Office at 808 956-7952 and ask for a VA rep.
Educational Foundations is a field of study that aims to explain education from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including philosophy, history, sociology, anthropology, politics, and comparative and international studies.