PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies / Educational Studies
Union Institute & University

Program Details

Union Institute and University online offers a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Educational Studies to the working adult student.  This program is designed for students interested in a social justice perspective on educational institutions and systems today.  Pursuable career paths with this degree include but are not limited to:

  • College instructor
  • Higher education researcher
  • Administration
  • Advocacy and policy

Students are prepared to tackle issues surrounding education today through studies of its historical and modern purposes.  Explore law and policy, multiculturalism, power dynamics, and other essential topics.  Enter the system with the power to identify where change is needed and invoke positive effects in education with Union Institute and University online.


  • Requires week long residencies in January & July
  • Minimum of a master's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Resume
  • Proof of English language proficiency

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission