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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Programs

The Doctor of Philosophy prepares students through interdisciplinary study for scholarly research and professional contribution. The degree has three concentrations: Higher Education, International Education and Entrepreneurship, and Organizational Leadership.

The mission of the Dreeben School of Education is to support and maintain an innovative, high quality, value based education through the operation of a student centered, socially just environment that advocates exemplary education on all levels. To fulfill our mission, the work of the faculty and students in the Dreeben School of Education are grounded in theory as well as practice.

Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

UIW's Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree program intends to create scholar-practitioners who are able to make original contributions to the advancement of business research and practice. Program objectives are to create graduates who will:

  • Develop innovative principles and practices in business operations and management;
  • Conduct original and applied research for solving problems, making decisions, and communicating results;
  • Use technology efficiently and effectively to achieve organizational and professional goals;
  • Employ ethical leadership to solve domestic and global social issues; and
  • Communicate appropriately in diverse environments by aligning audience, medium, and message.