Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies / Educational Leadership & Higher Education
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Program Details

University of Nebraska – Lincoln offers an online Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Studies, with a specialization in Educational Leadership. This program prepares practicing educators in administrative positions for advanced roles in higher education. Coursework includes topics related to policies, student affairs, philosophy, and more.

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Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Nebraska-Lincoln is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Six credit hours of coursework must be in-residence, on-campus, as approved by an adviser. These are typically completed as one week in-residence sessions during the summer.