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Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Higher Education

Online Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education with a concentration in Higher Education is an online degree that will prepare you to teach or to work as a postsecondary administrator. The research-based Ph.D. will prepare you more specifically for a career in academia. You will gain a deeper understanding of college administration as you explore how key theories inform planning, administration, policy, and professional practice.

  • Examine historical and contemporary issues in higher education and gain vital skills in critical thinking, scholarly research and writing.
  • Develop knowledge of the practical aspects of higher education administration including finance, program evaluation, organizational theory, law and governance, and strategic planning.

Career Opportunities:

  • Division Chair
  • Academic Dean
  • University Faculty

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