Ph.D. in Leadership – Online

Educational professionals preparing to contribute widely in their careers – both academically and through the various leadership roles they’ll undertake – will be interested in University of the Cumberlands’ Ph.D. in Educational Leadership. The Ph.D. track in Leadership is generally seen as more theory- and research-intensive than a practitioner’s degree such as an Ed.D.

Through Cumberlands’ Ph.D. in Leadership program, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Expand your professional knowledge and understanding of counseling and educational theory
  • Extend your mastery of research and its application to strategic problem-solving
  • Strengthen your commitment to professional service and ethical decision-making

Goals of the program include:

  • To develop critical and reflective thinking to facilitate institutional problem-solving and school or college improvement
  • To nurture effective and ethical professional leadership at the college, school, district or unit level
  • To strengthen content knowledge in a specialty area

If a terminal degree in Educational Leadership is something you’ve been considering, contact us today. We’ll get you the information you need.

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"UC does an excellent job of bringing students from the virtual world together in a cohesive class unit. Even though I live far from campus, I truly felt like part of the UC community thanks to their excellent online program."

– Jennifer Kincaid, Assistant Principal, MAED student