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Online PhD in Leadership Studies

TAKE CHARGE WITH AN ONLINE LEADERSHIP DOCTORATE

Academic institutions around the country need people who can guide and lead them in positive new directions. With an online leadership doctorate from University of the Cumberlands, that could be you. A Ph.D. in leadership studies can help you prepare to become one of tomorrow’s leaders and take today's institutions into the future.

During the educational online Ph.D. Leadership program, you will participate in a comprehensive study of effective leadership, teaching, and administrative methods. Your Ph.D. in leadership studies online degree program also provides an in-depth look at the politics involved in the educational decision-making process, program planning and assessment strategies.

UC's online Ph.D. in Leadership includes curriculum options that will allow you to become an advanced practitioner with community organizations, higher education institutions and K-12 schools. Course work for our Ph.D. degrees in Kentucky emphasize leadership in the collegiate level of several fields. The PhD in Leadership Studies Online concentrations available are:

  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
  • English
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Information Systems
  • Math
  • Nursing
  • Religion
  • Student Personnel

If you’re ready to pursue your Ph.D. in leadership studies and you’re wondering if there is a Christian online Ph.D. program that will help you achieve your goals without taking over your life, this is the answer you’ve been looking for.

For those educators wishing to obtain a Kentucky Rank 1 certification with the Online Leadership Doctorate, this requires additional coursework within the School of Education. A Ph.D. in education or Ed.D. alone does not provide the Kentucky Rank 1 certification without an accompanying Planned Program from the School of Education identifying the program courses required for Rank 1. Our knowledgeable advisors are here to help you enroll in the classes you will need for both your Ph.D. in Leadership and the Kentucky Rank 1 certification.

Become the leader that helps shape the future of education for upcoming generations by earning your online Ph.D. in Leadership from University of the Cumberlands. To learn more about our Online Leadership Doctorate call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the form on this page.

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Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.