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The Ph.D. program at the University of Massachusetts Lowell emphasizes the generation, critical evaluation and application of knowledge in the field of Leadership PK-Higher Education. The Ph.D. (requiring the highest level of research and content expertise) is recognized as the terminal degree for persons pursing a future career in research universities and other policy and research organizations. Students admitted to this degree may study on a part-time or full-time basis (there is a limited number of Teaching and Research Assistantships available for suitably qualified full-time students). The program requires 60 credits of study beyond the master's degree. There is no residency requirement for part-time students.
For degree pathways and course listings visit the UMass Lowell online Academic Catalog.
Apply for the program online through the office of Graduate Admissions.
Questions about the Ph.D. should be sent to the Ph.D. doctoral coordinator via email: James_Nehring@uml.edu.
School level improvement and professional learning.
Southeast Asian American students' educational experiences; family and community engagement; teaching diverse populations; culturally competency trainer; professional development trainer