Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership
Eastern Michigan University

Program Details

You can rise to the top of your field with the Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from EMU. This online higher educator doctoral program prepares you for high-level administrative positions in academia.

Through the higher education coursework, students accomplish the following:

  • Gain insights into advanced organizational theory
  • Engage in reflective scholarship and thought
  • Delve into the aspects that create a unified yet culturally diverse society
  • Practice research design and analysis through various research tools

Students can select a cognate area of concentration for professional development in their area of interest. Graduates qualify for roles such as principals, superintendents, curriculum specialists, or deans.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Eastern Michigan University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.3 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Interview, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent