PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis

Degree Requirements

The PhD Program in ELPA requires a minimum of 60 hours beyond the master’s degree. The PhD in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis has several emphasis areas for degree choices.  For detailed information on degree requirements, please refer to the emphasis area pages.  Each emphasis area has slightly different requirements and areas of focus.  However, all three emphasis areas require a department-wide core, emphasis area coursework, electives, a research core, and the completion of a minimum of 6 hours for the dissertation.

Contact Information

Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
202 Hill Hall
573-882-8221
ELPA email: elpagrad@missouri.edu 
ELPA program website: https://education.missouri.edu/educational-leadership-policy-analysis/degrees-programs/