Academic Catalog


Doctor of Philosophy Education with a Concentration in Higher Education (PhD)

Felecia Commodore, Graduate Program Director

The Ph.D. Program in Education with a Higher Education Concentration is designed for those who aspire to senior administrative and faculty roles in institutions of higher education. Possession of this degree also provides those who have earned it with entry into business, government, research, and other leadership positions. The Higher Education Concentration is intended to prepare individuals for administrative and faculty positions and to provide these students with the skills to carry out scholarly research, lead organizations, and create new knowledge. The curriculum includes four parts: core courses, research courses, electives, and dissertation.