The Doctor of Education in Higher Education Leadership Program prepares graduates for leadership roles in colleges and universities, especially in student development, academic support, academic leadership, and administration. It is offered via a cohort model that involves twice yearly visits to the Azusa campus, for two weeks in early January and two weeks in July.
Which One Is for You – Ed.D or Ph.D.?
The Department of Doctoral Higher Education also offers a Ph.D. in Higher Education for higher education professionals who work full time. Compare Doctoral Higher Education's Ph.D. and Ed.D. (PDF)
- Cohort model designed for working professionals in higher education
- Unique strengths-based approach to teaching, learning, and research
- Experienced faculty who are professionally active and personally committed to student success
- Two weeks at APU each January and July with online instruction throughout the year
School of Behavioral Studies and Applied Sciences Accreditation
Azusa Pacific University is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
Azusa Pacific University held its place in the most prestigious category of U.S.News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2013 rankings, placing in Tier One at No. 179 in the National Universities category. In addition, The Princeton Review named APU as 1 of 121 institutions in the 2012 Best Colleges in the West for the seventh consecutive year.