Academic programs
Ph.D. in education, concentration in educational leadership, policy and justice

This concentration is designed to produce scholars capable of leading change for equity and social justice within a broad spectrum of populations inside urban, suburban and rural arenas.

Assignments, discussions and activities are generated to develop and reinforce the skills needed for transformative change. Likewise, the dissertation is designed as a rigorous culminating tool for advocacy and change within educational contexts.

Curriculum requirements

The Ph.D. in education, concentration in educational leadership requires a minimum of 48 total graduate credit hours:

Degree requirements for the Ph.D. in education, concentration in educational leadership, policy and justice »

Please keep in mind, however, that the exact course requirements may vary depending on when you matriculated into the program, so please consult your adviser or the program coordinator with any additional questions.

Contact us

For more information, please contact:

Genevieve Siegel-Hawley, Ph.D.
Assistant professor and concentration coordinator
Phone: (804) 828-1940
Email: gsiegelhawle@vcu.edu