PhD in Education Specialization in Higher Education

Our graduates have contributed to higher education literature through dissertations related to teaching and learning in their disciplines as well as to administrative and academic leadership research.

The PhD in Education with a specialization in Higher Education prepares students for careers in higher education in either faculty or administrative positions. This doctoral program focuses on leadership, the scholarship of teaching and learning, administration, and assessment. The program’s multidisciplinary, graduate-level curriculum prepares individuals for positions of leadership in teaching, research, and administration at community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities around the globe. The program also prepares students for positions in associations, government agencies, and industries whose activities relates to our impact higher education.