Ph.D. Blended

Educational Policy and Leadership

University at Albany

36 months
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The PhD in Educational Policy and Leadership at University at Albany is a 69-credit plus dissertation program that can be completed either full or part time.  You may receive credit for courses taken as part of a related master’s degree.


We offer a phd degree in Educational Policy and Leadership at University at Albany. Develop advanced educational research skills that support your career goals in academia or educational administration and policy analysis.

Key Features 

  • With quick access to the nearby cities of Boston, Montreal, and New York City, you can easily get involved with research projects at K-12 schools, higher education institutions, government agencies, nonprofits, and businesses both within and beyond the Capital Region.
  • Educational policy faculty in the School of Education have been active and prominent members of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES) for more than 30 years. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organizational Management and Leadership in Education
  • Advanced Social Analysis
  • Research Practicum in Educational Administration and Policy Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




69 SCH



Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts from all schools attended
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Official GRE scores
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement of Goals
  • Educational Leadership Essay

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Albany

1010 - 1570 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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