• Home
  • Academics
  • Degrees
  • Higher Education Administration
  • Ed.D.
  • After Graduation

Higher Education Administration

Putting Your Higher Education Administration Degree To Work

Students who graduate from KU’s doctoral program in higher education administration will have acquired the analytical and leadership skills necessary to advance in their careers as college and university administrators or leaders of other non-profit organization. This is also a terminal degree in the field.

Graduates of the Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration program hold positions similar to the following:

  • college president;
  • vice president for student affairs;
  • vice president for international affairs;
  • research analyst;
  • dean of students;
  • chief financial officer; or
  • executive director of a national association.

Let us know you are interested.


School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
Professor Lisa Wolf-Wendel is president-elect of the Association for the Study of Higher Education
Alumni of the department head higher education institutions, school districts, and schools across the nation
KU Today
Connect with KU Educational Leadership & Policy Studies

KU School of Education Facebook page KU School of Education YouTube Channel KU School of Education Twitter Feed KU School of Ed instagram icon