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Doctorate in Early Childhood Education

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Degree Requirements
Useful Links
Materials & Downloads
Program Contact


Degree Requirements

The Doctor of Philosophy in Early Childhood Education program of study is individually planned in conjunction with the major professor and the student's supervisory committee with course work emphasis in the areas listed below. A minor is suggested.

  • Research
  • Theory base for childhood education
  • Evaluation
  • Curriculum
  • Instruction
  • Special field experience
  • Practicums
  • Directed research


Useful Links

Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE)
Florida Teacher Certification General Knowledge Test
FSU Admissions
College of Education Office of Academic Services and Intern Support (OASIS)

FSU Financial Aid
COE Scholarships & Aid


Materials & Downloads

Doctoral Degree Requirements and Program Planning

Doctoral Program of Study Form


Program Contact

Samantha DeZerga
Academic Support Assistant
G107 Stone Building
1114 West Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4459
850.644.2122 (v)
850.644.7736 (fax)