Doctor of Philosophy in Community Engagement
Point Park University

Program Details

Align professional goals with advanced studies through the Point Park University online Doctor of Philosophy in Community Engagement.  This low-residency program acts as a social lab, providing students the opportunity to explore, research, implement and engage with topics essential to the community engagement field.  This online PhD in human services and philosophy will cover advanced subjects including but not limited to:

  • Community psychology
  • Engagement
  • Public policy

Faculty bring diverse leadership and scholarly experience to the hybrid formatted classroom.  You will expand upon distinct skills in research, ethical leadership, and collaboration alongside a cohort of peers from a range of professional backgrounds.  Take the final academic step toward the finest professional competencies with Point Park University online.

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Point Park University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Applicaton Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Applicants should have a minimum 3.25 GPA.
  • Students participate in a four-day residency in Pittsburgh, PA every August for three years.