Ph.D. On Campus

Leadership Studies

North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

12 months
2193 USD/credit 105264 USD/year
593 USD/credit 28464 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Leadership Studies program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is an interdisciplinary degree designed to prepare professionals to become transformative scholars in the leadership discipline.


This Leadership Studies program from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University intentionally seeks individuals who have excelled in formal leadership positions in their respective organizations as we strive to immerse these candidates in research inquiry that studies and examines leadership theory and promising leadership practice. 

Career Prospects

Alumni from this program have attained positions as college presidents, deans of schools and colleges at institutions of higher education, and vice-presidents of programs at health, non-profit, and business organizations.

All of our degree programs provide graduate candidates with numerous opportunities to engage in research efforts alongside our nationally known faculty. Our candidates are active in professional organizations, and they conduct research presentations at various local, state, and national conferences. Additionally, our candidates have opportunities to submit peer-reviewed publications in highly regarded journals.

Programme Structure

Program Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate understanding of major leadership theories in Leadership Studies, and the ability to analyze and critique these theories, and apply these theories in diverse settings. 
  • Effectively demonstrate decision making skills and a repertoire of knowledge needed to lead, organize, and engage diverse local, national, and global communities. 
  • Able to use a range of perspectives from interdisciplinary fields of study particularly to provide leadership that addresses societal challenges. 
  • Articulate an understanding of the role of ethics in leadership, and develop ethical reasoning as well as reflection skills that promote social justice. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to design, analyze, critique, and conduct research using qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research techniques

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three additional professional letters of recommendation from professors or employers. The recommendation letters should be submitted by the same individuals who complete the recommendation form included in the standard Graduate College application. 
  • A current resume or curriculum vita 
  • Statement of Purpose: In two double-spaced pages explain how earning a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies fits in with your academic/professional and personal goals; describe one or two of the key research topics that you may want to investigate as part of your research agenda; and discuss a key leadership lesson you have learned from your leadership experiences within or outside your profession.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    105264 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2193 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28464 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 593 USD per credit during 12 months.

per 1-2 credit Hours

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 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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