Education Ph.D. in Education and Human Resources Higher Education Leadership Specialization
Considering a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration?
The Higher Education Leadership doctoral specialization will prepare you to take on senior administrative or faculty roles at institutions of higher education and related organizations. You’ll leave the program with a strong understanding of:
- Higher education structures and systems
- Equity and justice
- How to be a transformational leader
This program is a 60-credit doctoral degree focused on research and on higher education administration.
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Designed to Fit Your Schedule
Advance Your Leadership in Higher Education
Designed to Help You Meet Your Goals
You want to take on senior leadership roles on campus and in organizations, and learn how to apply research and theory to your practice.
This program will prepare you to advance your career in positions in a variety of areas, including:
- Enrollment management
- Student services
- Higher education administration
- Academic support leadership
- Housing and auxiliary services
You’ll be able to apply what you’re learning in class to real-world situations, showing your current employer that you are committed to making an impact. Many of our students are promoted while still in the program.
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Courses delivered online with annual in-person components on CSU’s main campus
Learn from nationally-renowned faculty of scholar-practitioners