Educational Leadership, PhD

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Educational Leadership, PhD

Program Overview

Take your career in education to the next level. Keiser University’s Doctor of Philosophy degree program in Educational Leadership hones skills in leadership, writing, research, and critical thinking, preparing graduates to apply these skills in K-12 through higher education settings.
The Ph.D. program is designed to build on the maturity, experience, and education that participants bring with them. Students must have a master’s degree to apply for the program, and many also have significant work experience as educators. 

With Keiser University’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in the schools and ultimately in the communities those schools serve. The program produces leaders who can assess problems and forge solutions that will guide education into the future.

Program Objectives

Courses in subjects such as curriculum design, leadership theory, educational law, and community relations provide a solid foundation that prepares graduates to excel in a wide array of careers in education, including research, academia, consulting, and school district administration. The program focuses on ethical decision making, best practices, working with diverse communities, advancing the education field’s body of knowledge, and developing professional oral, written, and digital communication skills. 

Online Flexiblity

Keiser understands that professionals lead busy lives, and the Ph.D. program provides both the rigor and the flexibility you need. Coursework is completed online, with two ground residencies. Keiser University prides itself on putting students first and the curriculum has been designed with an emphasis on enhancing the student experience. Faculty engage extensively with students via video, email, and telephone to support student success.


Contact Keiser University Graduate School today to find out more about the program, including admission requirements and program curriculum.