Doctorate in Educational Administration and Foundations - Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry
The Leadership, Equity, and Inquiry Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary doctoral program steeped in social justice designed to develop your skills as a critical leader, researcher, and advocate. Our curriculum is built on deep-dive, content-rich courses focused on equity and inclusion issues in education and research. Your time in our program not only will prepare you to be a critical consumer of research, but a producer of research—research designed to make a difference to individuals, families, and communities.
Armed with these tools and knowledge, you will be prepared to help move the needle on important educational and societal issues across a range of venues and in a range of roles:
Inside and outside educational organizations
Nongovernmental organizations and think-tanks
Work in the public sphere
Social justice-committed, focused leadership
Classes meet four weekends per semester during the spring, fall, and summer semesters. A majority of candidates are part-time students with full-time jobs. Students have eight years to complete the degree.
Coursework & Outcomes
Sample social justice classes may include but are not limited to: Critical Race Theory, Educational Policy, Historical Contexts of Education, The Black Radical Tradition, and Critical Latinx Issues in Education.
In addition to social justice-based coursework, students will develop expertise in research methods.
The program is designed for practitioners committed to making educational environments more equitable and just.