Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Education in Educational Administration

NMSU Online degree programs are designed to serve students who want to pursue a program or course(s) via technology (100% online, hybrid or ITV formats) . NMSU Online offers programs in online and hybrid formats for Certificates, Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Graduate Certificates, and Doctorates,  as well as and K-12 NM educator licensure and endorsement programs.

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The ELA component mission is upheld and practiced in the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program (ELDP). ELDP represents the unique opportunity and responsibility ELA has to prepare educational leaders for socially just leadership, to foster educational programs, and to meet the needs of students across the state and along the U.S./Mexico border. Students in ELDP should anticipate the academic rigor that ELA embraces as its mission and that NMSU maintains as a top tier research institution.  In meeting the needs of its doctoral students, the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program offers the following degrees: Areas of focus for both degrees: Pk-12 Educational Administration; Community College Administration; University Administration. No GRE requirement.

College: Education
Delivery Format: Hybrid online asynchronous (20%) online synchronous and on-campus weekend meetings (80%)
Program Credits: 63 credits
Program Length: 3 years coursework
Cost Per Credit Hour: $399.50
Active Military Cost Per Credit Hour: $250

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NMSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission
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HLC phone: 800-621-7440

The College of Education’s programs have specialized accreditations from eight different accrediting agencies.

Contact Information
Name:Denise Rodriguez-Strawn
Title:Doctoral Program Coordinator
Phone: 575 646-3593