University of Alabama

Faculty
Number of post-doctoral faculty in mathematics education: 
0
Number of full-time faculty in mathematics education: 
6
Number of adjunct faculty in mathematics education: 
0
Doctoral Students in Mathematics Education
Number of FEMALE part-time doctoral students: 
6
Number of full-time doctoral students on research/teaching assistantships: 
4
Number of part-time doctoral students: 
7
Number of full-time international students: 
0
Number of full-time doctoral students: 
6
Number of FEMALE full-time doctoral students: 
4
Number of MALE part-time doctoral students: 
1
Number of MALE full-time doctoral students: 
2
Financial Support
Academic year (9-month) stipend for teaching/research assistantship?: 
15000
Percent of tuition waived for doctoral students on teaching/research assistantships?: 
100
Does your institution have scholarships/fellowships dedicated to doctoral students in mathematics education?: 
Yes
Prerequisites
Mathematics background: 
A master's degree in mathematics, mathematics education, elementary education, secondary education, or other related master's degree is highly preferred.
General Program Requirements
Is there a residence requirement?: 
No
If a residency is required, please provide relevant details.: 

The Graduate School of Education has recently waived residency requirements for all doctoral programs on campus.  The doctoral program suggests, doctoral students who wish to pursue the PhD for seeking higher education faculty tenure track positions, should consider a minimum of two years of full time study on a research assistantship.  This is not required but is suggested and faculty will meet with applicants or interested candidates to make informed decisions.

Is competency in a foreign language required?: 
No
Profile of students entering doctoral program during the most recent academic year.
Number of students admitted this year: 
3
Average GRE Quantitative score: 
163
Average GRE Verbal score: 
152
Number of students with K -12 mathematics teaching experience: 
3
Average GRE Writing Score: 
4.00
Length of program
Typical number of years of full-time work required to complete doctorate when entering with a masters degree: 
3 years
Program Graduates
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2009: 
4
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2010: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2011: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2012: 
0
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2013: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2014: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2015: 
0
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2016: 
0
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2017: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2018: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2019: 
1
During the last 5 years, the number of Ph.D. graduates that took positions in
regional or state supervisors: 
1
mathematics departments: 
1
schools of education: 
1
other places: 
1
school districts: 
1
To find more information about this program:
Effective Date(s) of Program Information: 
Wed, 11/04/2020
Contact Name: 
Dr. Jeremy Zelkowski
Contact Email: 
Institution Website: 
Special features or areas of interest that would be of interest to potential doctoral students: 

Numerous outreach professional development grant projects with K-12 teachers exist, as well as instrument development for measuring different aspects of teacher knowledge and practice, and preservice teacher scholarship grants.  Grant funding sources totaling more than $8,000,000 include NSF Noyce, USDOE MSP (2), USDOE CS4ALL, and others.