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Our Doctor of Philosophy degree prepares students for scholarly research and professional leadership. This multidisciplinary program provides opportunities for international experience; practical application of theory through guided practicum collaborative learning experiences, both locally and globally, to prepare scholar-practitioners for success in their professional endeavors.

Each concentration offers a flexible program of study tailored to the careers and educational goals of working adults. Mentorship is provided by faculty in an academic community. Projects and research initiatives are supported through faculty collaboration, along with other students. The global nature of the program, its interdisciplinary curriculum, and its emphasis on developing leaders make this a unique and outstanding program.

Ph.D. Degree Plan

For new applicants entering the program: Doctor of Philosophy Degree Plan (PDF)

For students that entered the program "before" Fall 2014: Old Degree Plan (PDF)


The Ph.D. in the Dreeben School of Education has three concentrations:


Students can pursue the following areas of specializations among electives:

  • Adult Education
  • School Leadership (Region 20 Partnership)
  • Student Services

Doctoral Forms

Dissertation, Support Services, Training & Forms