Engineering Education Systems and Design PhD

Virtual Open House 2021

The 2021 Engineering Education Systems and Design Virtual Open House was on Friday,
November 12, 2021 and Monday, November 15, 2021. If you missed this event and would like to view a recording, please contact Adam Carberry.


The EESD program prepares our graduates for careers in higher education, science centers, government agencies, museums, policy-setting institutions, and industry. Join us for the 2021 EESD Virtual Open House to learn how you can become an exemplary scholar dedicated to transforming the engineering education ecosystem. Activities will include getting to know ASU and the EESD program; meeting faculty, current students, and alumni; and learning about research opportunities at ASU.

The 2021 EESD virtual open house was held on:

Friday, November 12, 2021
9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT/MST

EESD alumni shares personal experiences

Why ASU?

Applicant qualifications

We welcome all applicants

The ASU Charter notes that we are measured not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed. The EESD PhD program stands by this statement welcoming all applicants who are:

    • Excited about engineering education research
    • Committed to preparing future generations of engineers
    • Interested in improving engineering education for all students of all backgrounds
    • Motivated to become an engineering education change agent
    • Dedicated to transforming the engineering education ecosystem

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree in engineering (or a closely related field) prior to being eligible to apply for matriculation into the EESD PhD program. See the EESD Handbook for more information.

Personalized PhD experience

Students have the flexibility to choose graduate-level courses that support their research interests and career aspirations. This includes completing core, elective, and research-related coursework. See the EESD Handbook for more information.

Deadlines and funding

Priority Application Deadlines (to maximize chances for funding support)

January 15: Fall semester

August 15: Spring semester


Funding Your PhD

Students have a variety of mechanisms available to them to fund their PhD, including fellowships, scholarships, research assistantships, and teaching assistantships. See the EESD Handbook for more information.

For more information about the virtual open house please contact Adam Carberry.