• Overview
  • Make your mark on education.

    This program offers opportunities to contribute to national and international conversations surrounding the many complex issues in today’s educational system.

    This research-oriented program is designed primarily, but not exclusively, for students who want research and/or teaching careers in higher education. As a student in the program, you will design and implement original dissertation research to address a specific problem or issue in the field of education. Your work should lead to publishable articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals.

    Students in this program become proficient in advanced statistical and qualitative research methodologies and gain the skills to lead further research in their professional careers in academia.

  • Degree Fit
  • This program could be a good fit if you:
    • Have an academic and professional background in education
    • Have a desire to make positive changes in education
    • Possess strong leadership and communication skills
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a:
    • Principal
    • Superintendent 
    • District administrator
    • Higher education administrator
    • Dean of instruction
    • Education specialist
    • Director of an academic division
    • Professor