Saint Louis University

School of Education

Higher Education Administration

Higher Education Administration

Degrees: 
  • Ph D.

Contact

Dr. Karen Myers
ONE NORTH GRAND BLVD.
ST. LOUIS, MO 63103

Program Statement

This program emphasizes the interplay of theory and practice in higher education. The curriculum is based on the combination of core courses in higher education and the independent needs of the students. The program consists of a minimum of 42 credit hours beyond the master's degree and includes 30 credit hours of coursework, 12 credit hours of dissertation research and the successful completion of a doctoral dissertation. 

Meets ACPA Commission for Professional Preparation Standards: 
Yes
Meets CAS Standards: 
Yes

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
4
Total Program Credit Hours: 
42
Average Time to Degree: 
5 years

Visitation Program

Yes

Requirements

Entrance Exam: 
  • GRE
Assistantship Required: 
No
Assistantship Placement Assistance: 
Yes
Attendance: 
  • Full time
  • Part time
Program Delivery: 
  • In-person
  • Online
  • Hybrid
Course Schedule: 
  • Evening
Thesis: 
Yes
Comprehensive Exam Required: 
Yes