Educational Leadership

Ph.D. in Educational Leadership

Innovative educational leadership program designed to lead and inspire transformative P-20 leaders, scholars, and practitioners in an ever changing diverse society.

Two strands:

  • P-12 Leadership
  • Higher Education

For more information, please contact the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at or (936) 261-3530.

Admission Requirements

  • Official transcripts: 3.0 from graduate institutions

  • GRE Scores

  • Three Recommendation Letters (two from immediate or past supervisor, professional peer or professor)

  • Portfolio with resumé/CV, showing related P-20 or educational/training experience

  • Statement of philosophy of education

  • Graduate Studies Admission Application –

Core Courses

  • Educational Research and Evaluation
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Diversity in Educational Institutions
  • Governance
  • Strategic Thinking, Planning and Management

Special Features

  • Weekend program devoted to leadership for institutions with diverse populations
  • Focused on culturally responsive ways of making all school successful