Higher Education PhD

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

The PhD program in Higher Education will prepare you for multiple roles, including: leadership positions in post-secondary education administration, higher education scholars, and positions in policy or advocacy organizations. Our program focuses on issues of concern to scholars and leaders in all types of higher education institutions. Given the variety of positions that you can pursue post-graduation, your advisor will work with you to craft a course of study, and pursue experiences that will help you meet your individual goals.

Program Contact

Renad Aref
366 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: gseinfo@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-645-2110
Fax: 716-645-7937

Instruction Method

  • In Person (no courses offered online)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

Credits Required

  • 72 Hours

Time-to-Degree

  • 4 to 5+ Years

Application Fee

  • $50

Admission Tests**

  • GRE
  • MAT

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.

** At least one of the admissions tests are required for admission. Test and score requirements/exceptions vary by program. Contact the department for details.