Higher Education Administration PhD

University of South Florida

Doctorate - Online


The PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Higher Education Administration is a research degree that prepares individuals interested in teaching, research, and policy positions in both community colleges and universities.

Appropriate professional positions for graduates of this program would be:

  • Faculty who intend to teach in universities in the field of higher education
  • Faculty who wish to teach in community colleges
  • Administrators who seek positions that entail expertise in research and policy
  • Institutional researchers in colleges and universities
  • Policy analysts in state and national higher education agencies and organizations