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Ph.D. in Education - Higher Education

Walden University



Walden University's online Ph.D. in Education - Higher Education degree program has been created for enabling individuals with the knowledge that is needed for meeting the various changes that will come to education during the 21st century.

As the student populations change, and higher education begins to shift towards working adults the methods of teaching and learning has evolved into electronic methods and other distance education approaches.

This online PhD program in higher education is offered through The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, and offers its students an online option for developing the in-depth knowledge that is needed for teaching individuals, particularly adults to:

  • Learn most effectively
  • What tools and strategies best promote learning and in what contexts
  • How educational systems and policies can be changed to create focused learning opportunities

As a graduate of this online higher education degree program, students will have developed skills in a number of areas, including leadership, administration, teaching and research, and is an ideal higher education program for anyone who is looking to develop the knowledge that is needed for providing academic and students services, professional development services, and filling policymaking and implementation roles.

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

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

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