This PhD program will help you develop your skills as a school leader or administrator.
Develop forward-thinking dynamic leadership approaches that result in the improvement of student learning. Our PhD in Educational Studies expands your understanding of the disciplines that influence education, systems thinking, strategic planning, cultural responsiveness, and facilitation of collaborative efforts for school improvement. Program outcomes include:
Janet Lyons, Principal of the Austin T. Levy elementary school, demonstrates why she was selected as Rhode Island's Outstanding First Year Principal and shares how pursuing a PhD in Educational Studies with a specialization in Educational Leadership has contributed her success.
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Lesley University conferred 23 doctoral degrees in 2013. Read more about the PhD Hooding Ceremony, including the recipients' thesis topics.See photos on Facebook!