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PhD in Educational Studies, Educational Administration

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The PhD in Education Administration positions you to be the next generation of thought leaders in educational administration. You'll explore the theories, research and practices of educational administration and their relationships. You'll also get to work closely with faculty to advance research in an area of study that makes an impact on scholarship, policy and practice. 

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Career Paths

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University Faculty
government policy lawyers
Government Policy Scholar 
institutional researchers
Institutional Researcher
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Training and Development Manager 

Graduates also serve in primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities and other educational, governmental or human service agencies across the nation and throughout the world.

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Funding Options 

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Degree Requirements

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Master's degree, current GRE scores

Other requirements: Research apprenticeship, dissertation

Minimum program hours


Deadline to apply

December 1

(Program begins autumn semester)

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Program start

Autumn Semester 

Additional Application Requirements

Academic Writing Sample

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