The online Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration with a specialization in Higher Education Leadership is specifically designed for post-master’s degree students who want to be effective leaders at two- or four-year institutions of higher education. The curriculum provides the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to lead in the 21st century. The courses encompass the following topics: statistical methods, research seminar, academic leadership, student seminar, educational law, higher education in the US, organization of higher education, and resource management, among a few others.
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Program Accreditation & Licensing
Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
School Accreditation & Licensing
Indiana State University is accredited by:
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.3 or above (4.0 scale)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent, Interview
- Courses during the academic year consist of three Friday/Saturday on-campus workshop seminars and weekly Internet audio/video sessions that generally meet one afternoon per week.