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Doctor of Education (ED.D.) in
Higher Education Administration

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Higher Education Administration is designed to prepare graduates for positions in higher education administration, faculty and research, and policy. Students in the program benefit from:

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University President E. Gordon Gee speaking in the Higher Education Administration Leadership and Organization class.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the doctoral program, graduates will be prepared to:

Program Delivery

The doctoral program will follow a hybrid format, with some classes offered fully online, others offered as hybrid face-to-face and online, and the remainder offered in face-to-face format. Face-to-face classes will be conducted on weeknights or weekends, in order to accommodate the needs of students who may be traveling distances of three or more hours.

Courses offered online as part of the Higher Education Administration M.A. Program will continue to be offered online, serving dual functions as M.A. and Ed.D. courses. Instructors will differentiate assignments to tailor learning activities for masters and doctoral students.

Program Contact

Dr. Erin McHenry-Sorber
Phone: (304) 293-2090 
Location: 501 Allen Hall, Evansdale Campus