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Ph.D. in Higher Education

Course Offerings

HIED Core Courses (15 credits)


HIED Specialization Strands
(12 credits from one of the four strands listed below)

Curriculum & Assessment and Academic Affairs:

College Access, Transition, and Success:

Administration, Organizations, and Policy:

Individualized Studies:

An individualized plan of study can be developed in consultation with the student’s adviser and/or program committee.


Additional HIED Electives

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Research (15 credits)


Cognate Minor (12 credits)


Internship (6 credits)


Dissertation (15 credits)