Doctoral Studies

The Urban Education Ph.D. program has been designed to prepare persons capable of applying current methodology, research and knowledge to the problems of education in a contemporary urban society. Concepts from education, urban policy planning, law, economics, psychology, public administration, sociology, nursing, and political science establish the framework upon which problems of learning and learning environments are examined.

Comprehensive exams

Comprehensive exams will be held in the Doctoral Studies Lab (JH 139) on August 15 (Core 8:45am) and 16 (Research 8:45am). There will be a a Preparation Session on Monday, August 4 from 4 until 5 pm in the Doctoral Studies Conference Room, JH 214.

Deadline Dates for Graduation

Download the list of graduation dates for Fall 2013 through Spring 2018 Semesters.

Doctoral Update

Doctoral Studies Spring 2014 Newsletter

Educational Research Exchange

The 12th ERE conference will be held at Cleveland State University at Julka Hall and Fenn Tower on Friday April 3, 2015. More details to follow soon.

ERE 2014 Youngstown
Download ERE 2014 Flyer


Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Education and Human Services
Doctoral Studies
2121 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 215
Cleveland, OH 44115

Campus Location
2485 Euclid Avenue
Julka Hall 215
Phone: 216-687-4697
Fax: 216-875-9697

Department Chair
Dr. Graham B. Stead
Phone: 216-875-9869

Administrative Co-ordinator
Rita Grabowski
Phone: 216-687-4697