Drexel’s Ph.D. in Educational Leadership Development and Learning Technologies is designed for those who aspire to be leaders in the field of education as researchers, scholars and instructors in higher education and in other educational settings, such as community or corporate settings. The Ph.D. is grounded in cross-cultural educational leadership, policy, and theory-driven research and demands extensive preparation in quantitative and qualitative research methods.
The program of study involves both formal coursework and professional research and development activities. Students work closely with faculty members and collaboratively engage in research projects that are of interest to both students and faculty members.
From the beginning of their studies, students engage in both research and development activities focusing on solving significant educational problems, often receiving course credit for independent studies in problems-based research activities. The result is a broad knowledge base and specialized content knowledge that includes the following:
Currently, two areas of concentration are available for Ph.D. students: Educational Leadership and STEM Education.
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Jason Silverman
Associate Professor and Program Director, Ph.D.