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Fulfill a lifelong goal. Make an original contribution. Gain the confidence and credentials to teach, publish, consult, or lead. Alvernia University's Ph.D. in Leadership program is designed to help you pursue your passions.
In Alvernia University's Doctor of Philosophy program, you will acquire advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, along with leadership skills that will position you as an expert in your field. Although our doctoral program is designed to develop accomplished scholar-practitioners, there are some distinct differences in the three area of concentrations of the program. Students are forever changed by their Alvernia University doctoral program experience.
With three semesters a year, the Ph.D. program can be completed at a faster pace than most traditional programs. Classes are delivered in a hybrid format, alternating in-seat and on-line, allowing for completion of your degree in less than 4 years. There is an opportunity to transfer up to 18 credits of doctoral level coursework with approval of the Ph.D. program director.
Meet the multidisciplinary faculty you'll have the opportunity from which to learn and work:
Meet some of the faculty who have served on dissertation committees:
To determine the cost of this program, please visit our Tuition page. For a personalized estimate, please contact the PhD Admissions Office at 610-790-1924.
Alvernia offers loan, grants, scholarships, and payment plans. Our admissions counselors can help you identify the aid that is available to you and for your program. For more information, visit our Financial Aid page.
Alvernia University's Doctor of Philosophy is accredited by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
For information explaining all of the benefits of earning a degree from an accredited program, please visit the website of the Pennsylvania Department of Education or the website of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.