Higher Education Hybrid Ed.D. Program

The Higher Education Administration Ed.D. program prepares future leaders for roles in administrative positions in higher education institutions and postsecondary focused non-profit organizations.

Do you want to advance your career without having to leave your job? This program provides a unique path for students interested in advancing their careers as higher education administrators in two and four year institutions with curriculum that links research with practice. Ultimately, graduates are prepared for careers and advancement as leaders within higher education as community college and university administrators, deans, presidents, and professors.

This hybrid program is one of the inaugural Kellogg Foundation Community College Leadership Programs in the nation. Built around the needs of the working professional, this cohort-based program offers curriculum in a blended format. Classes are offered online with students attending two to three weekends per semester held in rotation at the University of Florida and additional colleges within the State of Florida.

More information about this hybrid degree program can be obtained by emailing Dr. Lindsay Lynch.

Program Requirements

  • bachelor’s, master’s, or terminal degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a degree deemed equivalent by the University Of Florida Office Of Admission.
  • minimum grade point average of 3.0 upper-division (last 60 credits) undergraduate work.
  • An acceptable graduate grade point average for previous graduate work.
  • score submission for the Graduate Records Examination (GRE), both the verbal and quantitative sections.
  • Candidates for the Higher Education Administration Ed.D. may be required interview with the faculty for further evidence of program fit and scholarly potential.

For additional questions or concern not addressed on the webpage or to check on the status of your application please email Angela Rowe.

Program Overview

  • Entry: Spring semester of even years
  • Typical course load: 6 credits/semester
  • Full-time/Part-time: Part-time
  • Application Deadline: October 15, 2019
  • Average Class Size: 20-25 Students
  • Program Completion: ~5 years

Program Faculty

Lindsay Lynch headshot

Lindsay Lynch, Ed.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator for Online Ed.D. program
lblynch@coe.ufl.edu

Cliff Haynes

Cliff Haynes, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor & Program Coordinator, online SPHE program
cliffh@coe.ufl.edu

Justin Ortagus

Justin Ortagus, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Director of the Institute of Higher Education
jortagus@coe.ufl.edu

Dennis Kramer

Dennis A. Kramer II, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Director of the Education Policy Research Center
dkramer@coe.ufl.edu

Kelli Peck-Parrot

Kelli Peck Parrott, Ph.D.
Clinical Full Professor, Associate Director of HDOSE, HEAP Program Leader, &
Program Coordinator for the Ph.D. & on campus SPHE programs

kpparrott@coe.ufl.edu