Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational Leadership and Policy students are expected to develop expertise in theory and research related to educational leadership and/or policy.
This program at University of Utah is designed especially for those who seek careers as high-level administrators, university professors, researchers, or research and policy analysts in educational agencies.Students choose to specialize in either K12 or Higher Education. Coursework includes topics in educational leadership, organizations, educational policy, or critical studies in education. Additionally, students will enroll in courses that focus on research methods (qualitative and quantitative) which will help support a two semester research apprenticeship with a selected member of the faculty. Independent research in an area chosen by the student will be the basis of the final dissertation. Assistantships are available to full-time students. Students work 20 hours a week and receive a stipend along with a full tuition waiver.
- Leadership Theory
- Organizational Theory
- Leadership, Diversity, & Social Justice in Education
- Education Policy
- 48 months
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- An undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0, based on all undergraduate work. If the undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, a GPA will be calculated on the last 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of the undergraduate work for admission consideration;
- Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.
International125310 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
National125310 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 48 months.
In-State35280 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 48 months.
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