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Fall 2020 Open House for Prospective PhD Students

Thank you for your interest in the Engineering Education Program Virginia Tech!  Choosing a graduate program is an important decision.  We are delighted that Virginia Tech is among your list of possibilities.  Virginia Tech's Ph.D. program in engineering education seeks to prepare students for successful careers in research, academia, and industry by offering a program that is balanced between rigorous research and real world application.

To help you gather information about our program, we will be hosting an Open House for prospective PhD students on Friday, October 30

While we will be meeting virtually due to the ongoing pandemic, the Open House will afford our guests the opportunity to learn a great deal about our program and the faculty and students who make up our close community.  The Open House will feature an overview of the Engineering Education Ph.D. program and current areas of research in the department.  Attendees will have opportunities to meet with faculty to discuss personal research interests and to participate in a discussion with our current graduate students.  The planned schedule is (all times are Eastern Time):

  • 9-10am               Program Overview
  • 10:10-11:40am   Meet with current students and learn about their research and experiences
  • 11:45-12:45pm   Casual conversation with our student leaders
  • 1-4pm                  Meet and Greet with the faculty
  • 4-5pm                 Department Happy Hour, hosted by the Student ASEE Chapter

Partipants who attend the full day will receive an application fee waiver.