An educational leadership administration doctorate is a very useful qualification if you want to progress in a career in school or college management. This page provides information on what is studied in doctoral programs and where you can study such programs online or on campus.
These PhD programs (and variants such as an educational management and administration PhD programs) are designed to enhance your expertise and career potential in school and college administration.
Most people who choose to specialize in this subject are already licensed teachers or school administrators wishing to further their career in administration. Indeed, a doctorate in this subject is required for principal or superintendent licensure in several states of the US.
For more information about programs at other levels check out the educational administration and leadership page and educational administration leadership masters page. If you want an on-campus program, check the information using the navigation links for On Campus Programs and On Campus Universities.
If you want to browse educational PhD programs in leadership and administration (or doctoral programs in other related area) use the search form or the list of schools below.
An education leadership and administration doctoral program is designed for teachers who are interested in a career as a principal or educational administrator.
A typical program might include some the taught courses included in the masters. But doctoral programs also include a substantial thesis, which usually enables you to concentrate on an area of study and research relevant to your career and interests in educational administration and leadership. Programs might also include a residential period.
Graduates with an education PhD in leadership and administration are equipped to pursue a career as a principal of a elementary, middle, or secondary school; academic dean; department chair; or other administrative and leadership position.
In the United States, the annual income with either a campus or an online educational administration degree is around $85,000 for elementary school principals to nearly $100,000 for school superintendents.
Browse the schools below to find a suitable school and program. Request information from several schools and compare the admission requirements and course content before you choose a program.
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