Gain an advanced degree with a program that you can tailor to your unique professional and educational objectives. Combine interdisciplinary study with scholarly inquiry.
With our Ph.D. in Educational Studies, you develop a course of study that directly and precisely relates to your interests and goals. Flexibility and interdisciplinarity are key features of the program, allowing students to refine their doctoral study plan to reflect ongoing scholarly inquiry and research.
Participate in qualitative and quantitative research, interdisciplinary seminars, and elective coursework, with ongoing support from an advisor and doctoral committee. Independent study is also possible, with faculty within or outside of Lesley.
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Associate Professor Dr. Caroline Heller is director of the Individually Designed Ph.D. Program. Her interests include research, journalism, and writing. Read more »
The Graduate School of Education and the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences conferred 23 doctoral degrees this year. Read more about the Ph.D. Hooding Ceremony, including the recipients' thesis topics.See photos on Facebook!