Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Ph.D.
The Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies is available at OSU-Tulsa. Two options are available:
The goal of the program is to foster the improvement of educational institutions through leadership, research, and theory development. The Ph.D. is designed to aid in the development of skills necessary to analyze and resolve educational issues and work in diverse contexts.
The Ph.D. is a research-focused degree designed to prepare individuals to contribute to the field of higher education as administrators, scholars or policy analysts. The focus is on the preparation of individuals who can use existing theory and research to enhance administrative practice. Students develop skills necessary to conduct research exploring historic, contemporary and/or emerging issues in higher education policy and practice.