Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Leadership in Higher Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

Earn your online PhD in Education with a specialization in Leadership for Higher Education with this NCU program.  You’ll add your expertise, analysis and research to the existing body of contemporary knowledge in higher education, that includes community colleges, universities, professional schools and more.  Focused on policy development and educational reform to bring about change, this program looks at organizational and operational aspects within institutions of higher learning as well.  Courses likely offered, include:

  • Strategic Enrollment Leadership
  • Student Affairs Leadership
  • Community College Curriculum and Programs
  • Legal Issues in Higher Education

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northcentral University is accredited by:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). For program disclosures, visit

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Restricted States