PhD in Public Policy

The PhD in Public Policy with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy is a partnership between the Policy, Planning and Management Program within the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service and the Educational Leadership Program within the School of Education and Human Development under the College of Management and Human Service. It is a post-masters 45 credit hour cohort program designed for experienced educational leaders who are employed throughout the duration of the program. The program integrates courses in public policy, educational policy and leadership, and dissertation research.  Through the program, educational leaders develop the policy and research skills to influence educational policy and practice.

News & Events

December 15, 2015
5:30 PM
102 WIshcamper Center, USM Portland
January 9, 2016
10:00 AM
102 WIshcamper Center, USM Portland

Ph.D. in Public Policy: Educational Leadership and Policy

We are pleased to announce that we will be admitting a new cohort for the PhD in Public Policy with a concentration in educational leadership and policy for fall 2016! You're invited to attend an information session.