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Educational Studies: Specialization in Educational Leadership and Higher Education, Ph. D.

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The Department of Educational Administration offers graduate degree programs in P-12 educational administration and in a number of specialties in higher education. In addition, the department offers programs leading to a variety of certifications.

About

Who Should Consider This Degree

The program benefits practitioners working in P-20 educational settings, higher education, community colleges or other education related organizations throughout the world. If you are interested in any of the following, this program is for you.

  • A leadership role in a college, university, or community college
  • Studying various aspects of higher education in a collaborative setting involving other professionals
  • Gaining real-world administrative experiences tied to the major cognate areas of importance to practitioners
  • Seeking an advanced degree to support your goals

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    96 Credits alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Fully structured
    • Attendance
      No Attendance
    • Teacher support
      Continuous support with feedback on request
    • Student interaction
      Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Administrative Issues in Higher Education
  • The Community College
  • Administration of Higher Education Instructional Programs
  • The American Professoriate: An Administrative Perspective
  • Global Issues in Higher Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Teaching and Learning in the Community College
  • Workforce, Economic, and Community Development
  • Seminar in College Student Development

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

Application for Graduate Admission
  • $50 non-refundable application processing fee
  • One set of transcripts, uploaded to MyRED (see transcript upload requirements)
  • If your native language is not English: verification of English proficiency
  • If you are not a US citizen and you expect to hold an F or J visa: financial resource information

Tuition Fee

  • International

    629 USD/credit
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  • National

    357 USD/credit
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Funding

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