Be the Future of Engineering Education

USU was one of the first universities in the nation to create an academic department dedicated to engineering education. At the heart of our department is a passion for better teaching through evidence-based instructional practices. Our award-winning faculty prepare the next generation of educators through real-world learning experiences and state-of-the-art education research. Our graduates are qualified to teach at colleges and universities around the world or fill leadership roles in higher education, government, policy, research, publishing, and more.

We offer both PhD and Master of Science programs in engineering education. Choose the degree path that’s right for you. All programs are delivered face-to-face at the USU Logan campus.

Engineering student sitting in on Dr. Lawanto's class smilling

Degrees Offered

Master of Science (MS) in Engineering Education

  • Plan A: coursework plus thesis. A research-intensive program designed for students who plan to pursue a PhD or career that requires research experience.
  • Plan B: coursework plus research project. Ideal for students who want to teach engineering at two-year colleges or pursue a career with a minimum research experience requirement.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Engineering Education

A research-intensive program that prepares students to become engineering instructors, researchers, administrators, education or training specialists, education data specialists, or educational hardware/software developers.

Student Stories

Theresa Green
Assad Iqbal
Ibuken Osunbunmi

Research Areas

  • –Broadening Participation in Engineering
  • –Engineering Learning & Problem Solving
  • –Engineering Workplace & Training
  • –K-12 STEM Education
  • –Online Engineering Education
  • –Technology Enhanced Learning

Faculty

Kurt Becker

Kurt Becker

Engineering Learning & Problem Solving

kurt.becker@usu.edu

Ning Fang

Ning Fang

Engineering Learning & Problem Solving, Technology Enhanced Learning, and K-12 STEM Education

ning.fang@usu.edu

Wade Goodridge

Wade Goodridge

Broadening Participation in Engineering, Online Engineering Education

wade.goodridge@usu.edu

Oenardi Lawanto

Oenardi Lawanto

Online Engineering Education, Engineering Learning & Problem Solving

olawanto@usu.edu

Cassandra McCall

Cassandra McCall

Broadening Participation in Engineering

cassandra.mccall@usu.edu

Angela Minichiello

Angela Minichiello

Broadening Participation in Engineering, Online Engineering Education

angie.minichiello@usu.edu

Marissa Tsugawa

Marissa Tsugawa

Broadening Participation in Engineering

marissa.tsugawa@usu.edu

Facilities

Engineering Writing Center

Engineering Writing Center

One of a handful of dedicated writing centers across the country providing in-house services exclusively for engineers. Learn more about the writing center.
Engineering Electronics Lab

Engineering Electronics Lab

This large space is dedicated to new advances in electronics and electrical engineering pedagogy.
Learning Lab

Engineering Education Research Lab

A custom-designed space supporting engineering education researchers.
Engineering Design Lab

Engineering Design Lab

Your home for 3-D printing tools, technology, and resources. Learn more about the Engineering Design Lab.

Ready to Apply?

Minimum Requirements

  • –No GRE Required
  • –For MS applicants, a BS degree in an engineering, engineering technology, or computer science discipline is required
  • –For PhD applicants, a master’s degree in any discipline is required
  • –Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • –Proof of English language proficiency

Application Materials

  • –Official Transcripts
  • –Three professional references
  • –Resume or CV
  • –Personal Essay

Contact Us

Before applying to the USU School of Graduate Studies, contact Denise Haller to explore current funding and enrollment opportunities.

Denise Haller

Graduate Program Coordinator

435-797-7467
denise.haller@usu.edu
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Denise Haller

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