Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development, P-12 Administration Specialization

This is a concentration of the Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development program, which seeks to prepare professional researchers, scholars, or scholar practitioners and develop competencies in educational scholarship and research that focuses on acquiring new knowledge.

JCPS Tuition Waiver

Please note: If you are a JCPS teacher in a magnet career academy, you may be eligible for limited tuition at local state universities. The University of Louisville is a partner in this program. Please complete the Tuition Waiver Form that can be found on the Office of Career and Technical Education's Kentucky Tech Principals' Resource page. (Scroll down to "Forms" and click on "Tuition Waiver Form."


Ph.D. students with a concentration in P-12 complete a rigorous core curriculum (a minimum of 60 hours) in educational leadership/organizational theory and research methods that develop an understanding of inquiry, qualitative, and quantitative research. The remainder of courses are selected in consultation with the doctoral student's program advisor, but should develop competencies in P-12 educational leadership and policy.



For information about this program, contact Dr. Kyle Ingle at 502-852-6097.

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