PHD Doctor of Philosophy in Education Leadership for Higher Education specialization
Prepare yourself to lead community colleges, universities and other postsecondary education organizations in both academic and administrative positions. Through advanced course work in higher education leadership and administration, as well as your own doctoral research, you can develop the knowledge and critical-thinking skills to be a bold, innovative and ethical leader. This program is also designed to allow you to concurrently enroll in the Post-Master's Certificate in Enrollment Management and earn a professional certificate from Noel-Levitz.
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With your PhD in Leadership for Higher Education from Capella, you'll be prepared to communicate effectively, integrate technology, lead and manage change in higher education organizations, and develop and manage resources of higher education organizations. Discover specifically what you'll learn — and how you can apply it.
Common jobs with an online PhD in Leadership for Higher Education include president, provost, faculty development director or faculty member. Potential workplaces include: community or technical college, research and policy organization, land-based or online university, for-profit institution or volunteer program.