Ph.D. On Campus

Strategic Leadership

James Madison University

1231 USD/credit
1231 USD/credit
499 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The Strategic Leadership program at James Madison University emphasizes business principles, accountability, and leadership theory and applications, which are all areas of reform that national groups have touted as important for new educational, nonprofit and higher education administrators.


Students will be instructed in management principles and in the broader visionary perspectives necessary for effective leadership. 

Key Features 

  • The Strategic Leadership program from James Madison University emphasizes practical applications grounded in sophisticated research skills needed for data-based, innovative decision-making in current and future practice.
  • The leadership course work encompasses models, theories and processes, as well as applications. The capstone leadership course requires an externship. 

Programme Structure


  • Nonprofit and Community Leadership
  • Organizational Science and Leadership
  • Postsecondary Analysis and Leadership

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete your Online Application
  • Degree program applicants should upload unofficial transcripts with their online application. If your transcript is not from JMU, OFFICIAL and FINAL transcripts demonstrating the degree has conferred will be required AFTER you are accepted into a program. Instructions will be in your acceptance letter.
  • Certificate program applicants do not submit unofficial transcripts with their application. Instead, please submit official transcripts.
  • Some programs require letters of recommendation. 
  • If required by your program, send official standardized test scores (GRE, GMAT, etc.) directly from the testing center. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1231 USD/credit
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  • National

    1231 USD/credit
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  • In-State

    499 USD/credit
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Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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