Ph.D. Program

The UWM School of Education Ph.D. in Urban Education is designed to integrate a particular area of specialization with the broader field of urban education. Graduates apply their skills in a variety of settings--institutions of higher education, public or private school settings, federal, state or local government agencies, community organizations, and the private sector.

Under the auspices of the Urban Education Doctoral Program (UEDP), the department of Administrative Leadership offers two specializations:

• Adult and Continuing Education Leadership
• Educational Administration

Program Overview


Adult and Continuing Education Leadership Specialization

Ph.D. Program - Adult and Continuing Education Leadership Specialization Overview (PDF)

Educational Administration Specialization

Ph.D. Program - Educational Administration Specialization Overview (PDF)

Additional Information


Admission requirements, including information on minimum GPA, entrance exams, interviews, letters of recommendation, and transcripts, are detailed on the Urban Education Doctoral Program website.