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Welcome to the Department of Engineering and Science Education (ESED). We offer PhD and certificate programs focused on education research that is grounded in the STEM disciplines.

Our community of practice brings together graduate students and faculty from bioengineering, chemistry, civil engineering, electrical engineering, environmental engineering and science, materials science and engineering, mathematics, mechanical engineering, and physics to engage in cutting-edge research in epistemologies, diversity and inclusiveness, policy, and learning mechanisms and systems. Our community includes undergraduate researchers, post-doctoral scholars, and visiting researchers in our academic endeavors.

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Explore the course offerings, requirements, and structure of our degree and certificate.

Did you know?

The top three skills for engineering graduates were recently identified by representatives from industry and academe:

  1. Good communication skills
  2. Knowledge of physical sciences and engineering science fundamentals
  3. Ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
problem solving session In classrooms where students are actively working through problems, they practice the top three skills identified by industry and educators as being most important for engineering graduates.