Department of Child, Family, and Community Sciences
Master’s Degree Program
Community College Education, Higher Education (MA)
The Higher Education/Community College Education track in the Educational Leadership MA program is designed for individuals planning to teach at that level and neither requires state teacher certification for admission nor prepares candidates for state teacher certification.
Student Personnel, Higher Education (MA)
Higher Education (EdD)
The Higher Education track in the Educational Leadership EdD program has been designed to broaden the administrative knowledge and skills of higher education professionals who bring to the program a prior discipline specialization. Students admitted to the program are typically employed in teaching, research and administrative positions in community colleges and universities or education related agencies.
EdD curriculum has been revised effective FALL 2016. Students who were admitted prior to this point that want to change their catalog (plan of study) may do so by contacting their advisor and completing the required steps.
EdD Catalog 2016-2017* and beyond
- 2016-2017 and beyond
- Program of Study
- Recommended part-time courses sequence EdD
- Recommended full-time courses sequence EdD
Ed.D. Catalog 2015-2016* and prior years
Higher Education and Policy Studies (PhD)
The Higher Education track in the Education, PhD program is designed for applicants who have extensive experience as administrators or staff in post secondary institutions who want to pursue careers as scholars and leaders. A doctoral degree in this track will broaden the analytical skills necessary to contribute to the advancement of the field of higher education through research, administration and teaching. The students in this program are considered future leaders interested in intensive study of the organizational and policy issues influencing the diverse sector comprising contemporary American post-secondary education.
PhD curriculum has been revised effective FALL 2016. Students who were admitted prior to this point that want to change their catalog (plan of study) may do so by contacting their advisor and completing the required steps.
PhD Catalog 2016-2017* and beyond
Ph.D. Catalog 2015-2016* and prior years
*Catalog year refers to the year you were admitted or started the program.
Email HEPS@ucf.edu for more information.