Doctorate in Educational Administration and Foundations - Higher Education Administration (online)
Within the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations, the Higher Education Administration concentration is available to candidates who hold a master's degree, and have experience (teaching, administrative, or staff) in a higher education setting.
The higher education concentration allows experienced educators and administrators to advance their knowledge in ways that will further their careers and enable them to make further contributions to higher education as well as other types of organizations. This concentration culminates in a doctor of philosophy degree.
Majority of candidates are part-time students with full-time jobs
Students have eight years to complete the degree
Training in a variety of areas, including:
The many issues affecting higher education, organization and administrative theory, as well as higher education finance, law, governance, research methodology, assessment, and history.
Identifying and utilizing appropriate technologies
Impact of internationalization on higher education
Development of high-level critical thinking skills
Understanding of the roles and relationships among a college or university's many constituents
How to promote, support, and lead diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives
Conducting research that contributes to an understanding of administrative practice and/or theory, as well as disseminating the results to relevant audiences.