The program’s Leadership Education track is designed for those who seek faculty roles. The Organization Development track is for those who aspire to consulting and other professional roles in the leadership and organization development industries.
Our PhD in Leadership prepares thought-leaders who are committed to exploring leading-edge issues in innovative ways, combining scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry. A transdisciplinary understanding of local, regional, national, and global organizational contexts and challenges is required.
Alumni who lead
Our alumni work across the globe in leadership roles in many businesses and organizations, including the American Red Cross, Bank of America, Maine Medical Center, Office of US Senator Angus King, New Balance, Liberty Mutual, WEX, Tilson Technology Management, PetEdge, and LL Bean.
Dedicated to student success
Our highly experienced faculty have diverse areas of expertise and are deeply invested in the success of our graduate students. They actively participate in and present research at international academic conferences and publish in some of the most prestigious academic journals.
Graduate student support
Our Office of Graduate Studies connects you with opportunities for professional development, scholarships, and graduate assistantships. They also foster our graduate student community through Peer Mentorship and the Graduate Student Board.
Scholarships offer financial aid that doesn’t need to be repaid. We encourage students in graduate degree programs to apply for scholarship opportunities.
Admission information: PhD in Leadership
|Application deadline||Fall term start|