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University of Pittsburgh    
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Dec 10, 2023
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

School Leadership, PhD

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Doctor of Philosophy Degree

The University of Pittsburgh School of Education’s Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs prepare students to be nationally competitive and highly qualified for research careers in both academic and non-academic institutions. Our full-time, research-intensive PhDs produce scholars who demonstrate excellent writing and research skills, independent scholarship and productivity, and proficiency in teaching. Under the guidance of our distinguished graduate faculty, students will have the opportunity to produce peer-reviewed publications, present at professional conferences, and collaborate on grant-writing and review, positioning them to excel in their careers as researchers and faculty. Because the PhDs are full-time, students can be fully immersed in their coursework and research in preparation for an impactful scholarly career.

Degree Requirements: This degree requires a minimum of 90 credits.

For additional degree requirement information, refer to the School of Education section on Doctoral Degree Requirements and to the Education Leadership webpage.

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