Ph.D. On Campus

Higher Education

University of the Incarnate Word

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The Student Services and Higher Education Administration concentration of the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program from University of the Incarnate Word prepares graduates to pursue jobs in higher education, focusing on administration and teaching at the college and university levels. 


Students in the Higher Education program from University of the Incarnate Word will master theoretical concepts, skills, research methodologies within higher education with an emphasis on collaborative learning and collegiality among students and faculty.

Career Opportunities 

  • Professorate (Professor in Higher Education)
  • Student Services Administration in Higher Education
  • Institutional Research, Assessment or Evaluation
  • Consultant for institutions seeking program or institutional accreditation
  • Policy Development, Research or Advocacy

Programme Structure

  • The Dreeben School of Education offers academic programs designed to ready students to be leaders in education. 
  • The Teacher Education program prepares students to be the kind of teachers who make a difference in young people’s lives. 
  • Aspiring administrators and organizational leaders find the practical and theoretical knowledge to succeed through our graduate studies and doctoral degree programs.

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Evidence of an earned master’s degree from an accredited college or university (or international equivalent) with an accumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
  • Official transcripts of all college or university work
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from a professional colleague or former professor
  • Official GRE or GMAT scores
  • Writing sample
  • Quantitative assessment
  • Assessment interview
  • Other specific criteria may be required by concentrations within the Ph.D. program.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for San Antonio

972 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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