The College of Community Innovation and Education offers the PhD in Education with 13 distinct tracks. The PhD in Education is a research-oriented degree appropriate for educators from school districts, businesses, industry, educational agencies and other educational settings who need a strong research base in their careers. It is the intent of this program to be interdisciplinary, allowing flexibility for students who will work in research clusters and learning communities with faculty on education-related research. Programs of study can be designed for those educators who seek teaching positions in a research university or research-oriented education position in business and industry.