• Overview
  • Local research. Global applications.

    Your local school may be facing problems that are also being experienced at schools around the nation and world.

    This program gives you a chance to lead doctoral-level research to address a real-world issue in your own professional practice, with potential opportunities to apply your findings to solve problems in education around the world. You will explore current methodologies and theories in the field, with opportunities to apply immediately what you learn to your own organization.

    With mentorship from field experts, students become prepared for leadership roles in teaching and learning, applied research, and service and outreach in higher education and other educational settings.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Are an experienced educator
    • Want to lead applied research in the field
    • Are interested in addressing a specific educational issue
    • Enjoy learning in a cohort format
    • Want practical knowledge for your professional practice
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Professor
    • Research in higher education
    • Service position
    • Teaching
    • Research in large corporations
    • community Outreach positions