The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Indiana State University offers a doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in educational administration with a specialization in school administration (K-12 district leadership). The program is intended for post-educational specialist students who desire a terminal degree preparing them to be scholar/practitioner leaders.
Note: Students also have the option of completing this Ph.D. program via an alternative Wednesday Residency Program, with coursework offered on the ISU campus all day each Wednesday during the fall and spring academic terms.
Fees and Expenses
Students in this Ph.D. program pay the same University fees as other students, including online education delivery fees. In addition, upon admission to the program, students pay a one-time program fee of $600 (subject to change).
In addition, all education licensure programs and related school programs are accredited by the Indiana Department of Education and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education.
Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.
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Note: This program may or may not lead to licensure in your home state. The courses required in this program prepare the student for licensure or certification in the State of Indiana. Please contact your state licensing authority to assure that, upon completion of the program, you are qualified to obtain a license or other form of certification. If you need assistance obtaining contact information for the licensing authority in states outside of Indiana, contact Indiana State Online representatives at (812) 237-2345 or IndianaStateOnline@indstate.edu
The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.