The program aims at preparing educators and educational leaders for the 21st century in which knowledge accumulation and technology accelerations are domains for modernity. The program intensely provides educated means for rigorous research which enables graduates capitalize on knowledge construction and skills galvanization that leads to a genuine impact on the world of policy, guided practice, and education. Our graduates will assume senior leadership roles, policy makers, educationists, and university professors.
The Ph.D. in Educational Administration requires four years of full time course of study to complete. Courses are logically and psychologically sequenced to provide graduates with an educational scope of the knowledge and skills needed for the 21st century. Graduates are able to choose few courses of their interest in line with the residence of the program. Graduates choose their research in close consultation of their faculty advisor and dissertation committees.
During the course of study, students are asked to act out of their comfort zone and asked to professionally contribute to educational administration in Palestine through their research based inquires to create new spaces for development in our educational system. AAUP professionally mentors practical experiences and connect with networks to enable graduates to position themselves as future educational leaders in the sector that needs them the most (Education).
Total credit hours are 54 credits for the whole program, whereas 36 credits in courses and 18 credits in dissertation advisement.
AAUP proudly introduces Ph.D. in Educational Administration in fall 2019/ 2020 “For the First time in Palestine”, and looking forward to having more programs in Education as soon. The impetus behind such consideration is to validate AAUP vision in providing quality education for the Palestine elites in order to incubate well roundedness in our educational system by providing visionary educational leaders.
Careers of graduates:
Education administrators are employed by public and private schools, colleges, and universities to plane and oversee educational policies. Administrators are also hired by private preschools, museums, and libraries to manage curricula and educational programs.