Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Education

Education (PhD)


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.- Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Education offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Education Program that is interdisciplinary in curriculum, design and management and serves a variety of special audiences. The program is organized into the following tracks:
Educational leadership track: designed primarily for line administrative personnel in school units.
Instructional leadership track: designed primarily for staff administrative personnel in urban school units.
Adult education and human resource development track: designed primarily for personnel who will be responsible for the design and management of adult education and training functions in environments such as business and industry, county, state and federal agencies, and volunteer organizations.
Urban services leadership track: designed primarily for persons employed in leadership positions in the urban community requiring less traditionally delineated academic preparation, emphasis in this track is placed on providing leadership training for administrators of community agencies and community organizations.
Research and evaluation track: designed primarily for individuals with responsibility for conducting research and evaluation projects in and for agencies and educational organizations.


National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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