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PhD in Higher Education

The program culminating in the PhD in Higher Education is designed to provide the opportunity for students to enhance analytical and research skills for leadership roles in institutions of higher education. Graduates are prepared for academic and administrative positions, as faculty, or as policy analysts in federal, state, or institutional roles. The program is designed to stimulate research related to higher education, particularly in urban settings.

Career Outlook

  • Academic Dean
  • Director of Development
  • Dean of Students
  • Director of Student Affairs
  • Director of Admissions
  • Financial Aid Director