University of North Carolina at Greensboro

School of Education

Teacher Education and Higher Education

Educational Studies (Higher Education Concentration)

Degrees: 
  • Ph D.
Program Emphasis: 
  • Student Learning & Development

Contact

Dr. Laura Gonzalez
1300 Spring Garden Street
School of Education, PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402

Program Statement

The PhD in Educational Studies with a concentration in higher education requires 60 semester hours and is intended for experienced administrators and qualified scholars. Graduates pursue careers as scholar-practitioners in areas such as student affairs, community college leadership, and general higher education administration.

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

Number of Program Faculty

Full Time: 
3
Adjunct: 
2
Total Program Credit Hours: 
60
Average Time to Degree: 
4-5 years

Visitation Program

No

Requirements

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