This Higher Education (HE) track program prepares you with a solid foundation in the history, philosophy, sociology, and organizational theory of higher education. Together, in a community of diverse and accomplished learners, you will dive deep into empirical research and policy analysis to understand higher education’s field-specific systems, issues, and practices. You will produce your own original research, advancing the field and contributing to the growth, vitality, and sustainability of our institutions.
Our department’s specializations include administration and organization, policy, student affairs, equity-oriented change, and research integrity.
The doctoral program in Higher Education prepares you for a career as a faculty member, policy analyst, administrative leader, and researcher. This is a scholarly degree where you will be trained to produce exceptional, original research.