Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies at KU
The Ph.D. in educational policy studies* at the University of Kansas School of Education and Human Sciences permits students to define a program of studies focusing on educational policy, utilizing courses in educational administration, higher education and the social and cultural studies in education. Typically, such programs entail a combination of courses in two of these areas, although it is possible to include all three. Graduate committees in this area must include faculty members from the various fields represented in each student's program. This concentration is interdisciplinary in orientation, and permits considerable flexibility in focusing on various aspects of educational policy. For detailed information regarding the Ph.D program, concentrations, and degree requirements, please click here. If you have questions, please contact Argun Saatcioglu (firstname.lastname@example.org), associate professor, before applying to the program.
Benefits of the program include:
- Customizable & Flexible Curriculum - Coursework reflects the needs & aspirations of each student, and prepares researchers, teachers and educational leaders for a variety of settings.
- Program Reputation - KU's Ph.D. in Educational Policy Studies is offered through the KU School of Education and Human Sciences, which was recently ranked 8th in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Public Education Schools.
- Vibrant Campus Environment - In the heart of the United States, the city of Lawrence revolves around the University and its students. Learn more about Joseph R. Pearson Hall.
- Graduate Student Funding - A degree from the KU School of Education and Human Sciences will be one of the best investments you can make in yourself. Let us help you afford it.
*This program is a doctor of philosophy degree in educational leadership and policy with an emphasis in educational policy studies.