Doctor of Philosophy

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The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program at the Dreeben School of Education readies students to be scholarly researchers, educators, and leaders that are fully prepared to affect positive change in global, organizational and community settings.

Our education doctoral programs emphasize developing leaders through a multidisciplinary program that provides opportunities for international experience, guided practicum and collaborative learning experiences, both locally and globally.

Each concentration offers a flexible curriculum tailored to meet the needs of working adults. Students also find support in the program’s academic community through faculty mentorship, and collaboration on project and research endeavors.

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Ph.D. Degree Programs

higher education doctoral students in classroomStudent Services and Higher Education Administration Concentration

Prepare for a career in student services and higher education administration, consultation and research, or teaching with this Doctor of Philosophy concentration.

Ph.D. in Student Services and Higher Education Administration


doctoral students in classroomAdult Education, Social Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Concentration

Become a community leader, change agent, educator or entrepreneur in this concentration.

Ph.D. in Adult Education, Social Innovation, and Entrepreneurship


Organizational leadership studentOrganizational Leadership and Evaluation Concentration

Gain the skills needed to lead change and become an effective leader in various organizational leadership settings and evaluation practices.

Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and Evaluation