Ph.D. Online

Higher Education

Regent University

24 months
775 USD/credit 25962 USD/year
775 USD/credit 25962 USD/year
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Are you ready to make a bigger impact in world of higher education and in your career too? Regent University’s Doctor of Philosophy in Education – Higher Education prepares you to work as a postsecondary administrator or faculty member teaching higher education issues. 


This research-based Ph.D. will prepare you more specifically for a career in academia. If you want to gain a deeper understanding of college administration as you explore how key theories inform planning, administration, policy and professional practice, then this Higher Education concentration at Regent University is for you.

Regent has been ranked among top national universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also been ranked by it among the Top 5 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for seven years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through the Ph.D. in Education – Higher Education program.

Career Opportunities

  • Division Chair
  • Academic Dean
  • University Faculty

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Analysis of Variance 
  • Regression & Correlation 
  • Structure & Reliability Analysis 
  • Advanced Research Design and Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




67 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Application Fee
  • Graduate Program Academic Paper
  • Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts
  • Government-Issued ID
  • Admissions Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 775 USD per credit during 24 months.


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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