Education Management PhD Programs

An education management PhD is designed for teachers or school administrators who are interested in a career as a principal or other senior manager in a school, school district or college.

Education management is concerned with allocating human, physical, financial and other resources in a school or college. Management is sometimes confused with leadership – but they are different. However, management is closely linked to leadership, which is about persuading people and allocating resources to achieve strategic results.

This page provides information on what is studied in these doctoral programs, where you can study them on campus or by online and distance learning, what the career prospects are, and more. Before taking a PhD you will need to have completed a relevant education masters.

List of schools and programs

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Walden degree and certificate programs are designed for working professionals. Submit the form to learn how you can make a change and advance your career.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Education - Administrator Leadership for Teaching & Learning
  • Ph.D. in Education - Course-based - Assessment Evaluation and Accountability
  • Ph.D. in Education - Mixed-Model - Community College Leadership
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An accredited online university, Capella University offers bachelor’s, master’s/MBA, doctoral, and certificate programs designed to take you to the forefront of your profession. Our competency-based curriculum delivers foundational knowledge and real-world skills, so what you’re learning is immediately applicable to your career. We serve more than 36,000 students from the U.S. and around the world and offer more than 140 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 20 certificate programs.

Programs:

  • EdD - Educational Leadership and Management
  • EdS - Leadership in Educational Administration
  • PhD - Leadership in Educational Administration
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Pioneering distance education since 1985, Liberty University is now the nation’s seventh largest university. With more than 300 online and residential areas of study, Liberty offers programs from the certificate to doctoral level.

Programs:

  • Educational Specialist - Educational Leadership

Welcome to Argosy University

Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

Programs:

  • Organizational Leadership (EdD) (Online)
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Programs:

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Programs:

  • Doctor of Education/Educational Leadership

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

Programs:

  • Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership - Higher Education Track
  • Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership
  • Doctor of Education in Organizatonal Leadership - Conflict Resolution Track
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Programs:

  • Doctor of Management – Private Sector Higher Education Leadership
  • Doctor of Management – Higher Education Teaching and Learning