Doctor of Philosophy - Higher Education

Recommended Co-Curricular Experiences

 The faculty of the Higher Education Program strive to provide scholarly experiences to enhance student’s doctoral studies. Numerous options are available to students which include (but are not limited to) the possibilities listed below:

Each of these options is dependent upon the availability of faculty. Students should discuss with their faculty advisor which of these activities would enhance their residency experience.

By the end of the second semester of the student's coursework, or before the student has completed 15 hours of graduate coursework, the student will select a Program of Study Committee. These are comprised of a minimum of four credentialed faculty members, one of whom serves as a chairperson, or two of whom serve as co-chairs. One member must also be from outside the Department of Higher Education and Student Affairs. This committee will be responsible for developing students’ Program of Study and designing and evaluating their qualifying examination.