Doctoral Degree in Higher Education Administration at KU Edwards Campus
The Doctorate in Higher Education Administration* from KU is an exciting opportunity for:
- Current college and university staff members and administrators who want to advance in their careers
- Aspiring individuals who would like to teach at the college level
- Individuals working in nonprofit organizations
The Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration is designed to be completed in 3 years, preparing doctoral students to apply the most current knowledge about colleges, universities and their constituencies to administrative practice.
Benefits of the program include:
- True Cohort Experience – Newly admitted students join a small community, or cohort, of diverse and exciting fellow students.
- Holistic Admission – GRE scores are not required. Eligibility is based on prior academic ability and administrative experience.
- Blended Delivery Format – Designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals, coursework includes both face-to-face and online instruction.
- Saturday Classes – Limited face-to-face classes meet on Saturdays to not interrupt a busy work week.
- Focus on Leadership & Data for Decision-making – Program curriculum and experiences emphasize leadership of diverse institutions and focus on understanding, using and telling stories with institutional data.
- Professional Network - Instructors and fellow graduate students offer a broad-based knowledge of the field, lifelong friends and fellow colleagues. A professional mentorship requirement helps students build a sense of connection for their higher education administration career.
- Program Reputation – KU's Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration is offered through the KU School of Education, which U.S. News & World Report recently ranked as the 8th Best Public Education School in the nation.
- Affordability - A degree from the KU School of Education will be one of the best investments you can make in yourself.
*This program is a doctor of education degree in educational leadership and policy with an emphasis in higher education administration.