Academic Programs

Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies

Higher Education Leadership

The Higher Education Leadership specialization is a Ph.D. program specifically focused on leadership within colleges and universities. The program is offered through distance/blended delivery.

Designed for administrative personnel currently employed at a varied institutions, including four-year colleges, research universities, liberal arts colleges, professional schools and community colleges, this program allows pursuit of a doctorate while retaining full-time employment.

Students interested in the program should have at least two years of professional work experience in a higher education setting prior to applying for admission.

For more information about the Higher Education Leadership specialization, please click the links in the menu to the right. If you have specific questions that are not addressed in these links, or if you wish to discuss your interest in this degree, please feel free to contact Dr. Susana Muñoz or Dr. David McKelfresh, the Higher Education Leadership program co-coordinators.