What’s it like to do a PhD in Education Management?
A PhD in Education Management is ideal for experienced teachers who wish to progress into a more senior role at their institution – or begin a research-based career.
PhDs in Education Management usually allows doctoral students to specialise in certain sectors and branches of education, such as:
- Adult learners
- Higher education
- International education
- Language learning
- Post-secondary education
- Primary education
- Secondary education
- Vocational education and apprenticeships
Within those sectors, there are opportunities to specialise in areas like:
- Assessment strategy
- Education policy
- Experiential learning
- Online learning
The ultimate goal of most PhDs in Education Management is to develop the valuable leadership skills and characteristics that education professionals need to become even more effective organisers and motivators.
You might come across PhDs in Education Management being described as a Doctor in Education (EdD).