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Doctor of Philosophy in Education / Higher Education

Program Details

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education with a concentration in Higher Education is an online degree that will prepare you to teach or to work as a postsecondary administrator. The research-based Ph.D. will prepare you more specifically for a career in academia. You will gain a deeper understanding of college administration as you explore how key theories inform planning, administration, policy and professional practice.


This program requires a residency component.

  • Official transcripts showing successful completion of bachelor's and master's degree programs
  • Current resume
  • Writing sample
  • GRE Scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges