Student Affairs, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Phd students in Student Affairs are required to take 66 credits beyond the Master's degree. In addition to major and elective courses, each concentration requires 15 to 18 credits in research methods and 12 credits of dissertation research.
After students have completed most of their course work, a take-home comprehensive examination is required.
Doctoral students are required to complete 66 credits beyond the Master's degree including 12 credits of EDCP899, nine credits of electives, and nine credits in a professional concentration. Students can complete a three-credit internship as part of the elective requirement.
Required courses include:
|EDHI750||International Higher Education||3|
|EDCP774||Advanced Seminar in Theories of College Student Development||3|
|EDCP775||Facilitating Student Learning in Higher Education||3|
|EDCP776||Social Justice in Student Affairs and Higher Education||3|
|EDCP870||Professional Issues Seminar||3|
|EDCP871||Student Affairs Doctoral Capstone Seminar||3|
|EDHI672||Modes of Inquiry in Education Research||3|
|EDCP742||Examining College Environments and Outcomes||3|
|EDCP772||Research in Student Affairs||3|
|HESI773||Designing Qualitative Research in Counseling and Student Affairs Contexts||3|
|Quantitative Methods course||3|
|Advanced Research Methods/Methodology course||3|
|Select nine credits in a professional concentration||9|
|Dissertation Research Requirements|
|EDCP899||Doctoral Dissertation Research||12|