Leadership – Executive (Ph.D.)

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Want to make an even greater impact on education through your leadership? University of the Cumberlands can help you prepare for professional roles at the highest levels of academic leadership through our Executive Ph.D. in Leadership. Coursework can help you gain your understanding of how to implement organizational and curriculum-based changes in a variety of educational settings, and optimize student performance through these changes. 

This online-based Ph.D. program can prepare you for executive roles in elementary, secondary and higher education schools and community organizations.

The coursework in this program can help you:

  • Develop college-level leadership skills in several areas, including business, math and psychology.
  • Apply your leadership skills as you learn with residency class days at our Williamsburg and Northern Kentucky campuses. Classes meet one day per month, totaling three eight-hour days per semester.
  • Learn curriculum assessment strategies for planning organizational improvements.
  • Complete your Ph.D. in a mostly online format that allows you to continue thriving in your career while reaching up to the next level.

If you’re ready to earn your Executive Ph.D. in Leadership online, fill out the form on this page so we can help you achieve your professional aspirations in education.

Program Outcomes

Participate in an immersive, expert-led curriculum in a convenient online format.

Broaden your skillset and establish yourself as one of the best in your profession.

Enhance your professional connections as you prepare to become a leader in your field.

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