Doctoral Programs

Dreeben School of Education Doctor of Philosophy

Concentration in Higher Education

Program of Study

The Degree Plan specifies 57 semester hours of course work, a Qualifying Examination and 9 semester hours (minimum) of Dissertation Writing.

Common Core Courses

Concepts of Leadership

Belief Systems: A Cross-Cultural Perspective

Ethics for the Professions

Research Methods and Tools

Social Science Statistics

Constructing Research Design

Qualitative Research Design or Advanced Social Science Statistics

Higher Education Required Courses

Practicum in Higher Education

Organizational Theory & Culture

Methods and Strategies in Adult Education or Working with Adult Groups

History and Philosophy of Higher Education

Adult Learning and Development

Organizational Assessment & Survey Admin

Law in Higher Education

Electives (12 hours) :

Specialities available in

Adult Education

Online Teaching and Training

Student Services

International Education and Entrepreneurship

Qualifying Examination

Dissertation (minimum of 9 hours)


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