The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to rise to the top of your field and assume high-level administration positions in schools and universities.

What You Will Learn

You will study leadership and advanced organizational theory as well as engage in reflective thought and scholarship within the context of a culturally diverse society. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate competence in research design, analysis and the use of research tools, which will then culminate in your doctoral dissertation.


Individualization in this Ph.D. program is present in the selection of a cognate area of study which contributes significantly to the student’s development as a professional educator and administrator. A Ph.D. in Educational Leadership opens doors to positions such as: principal, professor, superintendent, curriculum specialist, dean, university registrar, and college provost.

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