Welcome to the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program Website.
The Ph.D. Program in Educational Leadership at Prairie View A&M University program is designed to encourage bold, innovative, and successful leadership of teaching and learning organizations as well as develop new knowledge through research and problem-based learning for enhancing the effectiveness of schools and educational organizations. The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Educational Leadership is structured to prepare educational leaders who seek to develop and improve their skills and abilities to provide excellence in leading diverse organizations. Our program is primarily geared towards the preparation of leaders in public and nonpublic schools, regional service centers, state departments of education, and national and state professional educational organizations. Graduates and candidates may also seek employment as professors and researchers in colleges, universities, research centers, and foundations.
The educational objectives of the program are:
1. To meet educational needs of the state and nation in this rapidly growing area;
2. To educate, train, and prepare individuals who possess the research and methodological skills
to initiate, conduct, and evaluate independent research;
3. To prepare educated citizens who are both able and willing to meet the leadership needs of both
public and private sectors of society; and
4. To prepare liberally educated individuals who know how to think, reason, and apply knowledge that
will enable them to work and use technology in an ever changing world.