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UTPA Educational Leadership Doctoral Program


The Educational Leadership Doctoral Program is UTPA's commitment to provide educational leaders with the knowledge and skills to make educational institutions better places for children, youth, and adults of all ages. The program leads to a Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership emphasizing preparation for careers in a variety of educational settings: K-12, community college, or university. The program is uniquely oriented toward the application of theory and knowledge derived from researching practical problems. Special focus is placed on preparing educational leaders for the Rio Grande Valley.

ELDP News & Announcements

Fall 2015 Application

The Fall 2015 application deadline for the Educational Leadership Doctoral Program has been extended to February 28. Read More»

Dissertation Defense

Ms. Virginia Rivas Champion will be defending her dissertation titled "The Role and Scope of Resource Development for the Advancement of Educational Enterprises" on Monday, December 1th at 10:00 am in EDUC 3.222. Read More»


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