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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Education - Leadership for Higher Education

Capella University



The online PhD in Education - Leadership for Higher Education degree program has been created to prepare students for senior positions in community colleges and universities.

With their unique online curriculum, students will develop the necessary leadership skills needed to be bold, innovative, and ethical leaders within the higher education arena.

Students in this program will develop the key problem-solving and research skills that are required to meet the leadership challenges they will face in positions such as department chair, academic dean, provost, or president.

Students in this online PhD in Educational Leadership may be eligible to transfer 48 credits, and as a doctoral learner, students will need to attend 3 residential colloquia, each one week in length, in addition to their online courses.

All applicants must have a Master's degree (or its foreign equivalent) from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution and a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or its equivalent from an international institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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