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PhD in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies

PhD in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies

  • Interdisciplinary approach
  • Complete in 4 or 6 years
  • Flexible and convenient for working professionals

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PhD in Strategic Leadership and Administrative Studies at Marywood

Marywood University's Ph.D. program combines the hallmarks of more traditional doctoral degrees—including an emphasis on research—with a unique, interdisciplinary approach to understanding human development.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Our Ph.D. program features an interdisciplinary focus that's rare at the doctoral level. This approach encourages students to analyze multiple points of view and make creative connections across varied academic disciplines.

Flexible and Convenient

Marywood's Ph.D. program is perfect for working professionals with busy schedules. Most courses are offered in the evening, and you can complete your doctoral degree in 4 or 6 years. To make it as affordable as possible, we provide scholarships and research assistantships to those who qualify.

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Our Ph.D. program prepares students to address the most complex challenges of the 21st Century and provide leadership in any professional setting, but a doctoral degree from Marywood is particularly useful in the areas of:

  • Education
  • Social services
  • Health care
  • Government
  • Business

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