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.

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

The PhD in Public Policy with a Concentration in Educational Leadership and Policy admits cohorts on a three-year cycle. The next cycle of admission will be for the Fall 2019 cohort. If you are interested in being added to a contact list for future events and information session use the "Contact Us" link on the left side.