Many research opportunities are available to students in the Division of Educational Leadership. Our faculty are engaged in a range of research activities and involve our students to broaden their academic experience through discoveries at all stages of the research process. Topics of research include the intersection of digital technologies and media with the beliefs and knowledge of PK-12 learners, candidates, in-service teachers, and university faculty and more! Additional research and grant opportunities include:
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®)
Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition provides the opportunity to communicate the significance and impact of your research project in just three minutes.
Research and Creative Scholarship Opportunities
Each semester students may apply for grants through the USD Graduate School, faculty and students pursue research in virtually all academic departments on campus, and in many cases, it is a required portion of a graduate degree program.
IdeaFest is an annual event celebrating student research, creative scholarship and academic engagement. Undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines present their work in oral and poster presentations, live performances, readings, exhibits and displays.
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