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Oklahoma State University

Higher Education & Student Affairs

Oklahoma State University offers three graduate degrees for individuals who desire to concentrate on the study of postsecondary education: a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (Higher Education) and two M.S. degrees in Educational Leadership, one with an emphasis in Higher Education and one with an emphasis in College Student Development.  The goal of these programs is to develop advanced scholar-practitioners who effectively lead higher education institutions and engage community partners in solving complex problems. The coursework offers comprehensive exposure to the issues facing higher education today. Within this context, students focus on issues or problems of special interest to them within the realm of higher education administration and/or student affairs

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Ph.D., Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (Higher Education)


M.S., Educational Leadership Studies (Higher Education)

M.S., Educational Leadership Studies (College Student Development)


M.S., Educational Leadership Studies (Higher Education Dual Degree with UPAEP-Mexico)