Program Coordinator: Dr. Susan Spezzini 

Pedagogical Studies Concentration with a focus on TESOL
In 2016, the UAB School of Education launched the Educational Studies in Diverse Populations (ESDP) PhD. This doctoral program offers a Pedagogical Studies Concentration which encompasses all teaching fields in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I), including TESOL.

Program checklist and course timeline

PhD information packet

2018 PhD students  Of the 15 students in Cohort 2, three are TESOL educators: (left to right) Mattias Maunsell (EFL teacher form Ireland), Melissa Hawkins (ESL teacher at INTO UAB), and Carl Floyd (K-12 teacher in Hoover, AL).