23411 USD/year
23411 USD/year
6869 USD/year
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The Ph.D. in Higher Education program at University of Nevada, Las Vegas is versatile and allows students to concentrate in one of several areas, depending on each person's educational and career goals. 

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Our departmental partnership with educational psychology means that doctoral students get a combination of content and methodological coursework and research opportunities that span individual leadership to organizational levels, embodied within the following three emphasis areas: university and community college leadership; student affairs leadership and; higher education policy and planning. The Higher Education program is offered at University of Nevada, Las Vegas .

Career Possibilities

  • University and college faculty
  • Community college faculty
  • Administrative positions in higher education
  • Employee training specialists
  • Program evaluators

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of American Higher Education
  • Seminar in the Economics of Higher Education
  • Finance and Budgeting in Higher Education
  • Theory of Educational Organizations
  • Public Policy in Higher and Post-Secondary Education

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines


66 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal Statement of Professional Aspirations and research interests;
  • A professional resumé or vita;
  • Verification of experience in higher education or related field;
  • Scores from the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), or the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) for the JD/PhD. Score should be no more than five years old;

Tuition Fee

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    23411 USD/year
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  • National

    23411 USD/year
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  • In-State

    6869 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 6869 USD per year

Living costs for Las Vegas

880 - 1430 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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