Offered by the Department of Educational Leadership , the . in educational leadership addresses the professional development needs of educational practitioners who seek the doctorate in order to enhance their capacity to serve as leaders in (a) PK-12 public schools, (b) alternative educational organizations and charter schools, (c) nonprofit organizations, (d) higher education institutions, or (e) experiential education settings. The program addresses the need for advanced preparation of educational leaders and focuses on applied research in the field of education. Course content, practica, and field internships are built upon the professional standards for educational leadership and reflect emerging conceptions of leadership within educational organizations.
Chemical engineering is a branch of engineering that combines physical sciences like chemistry and physics, life sciences like biochemistry and microbiology, and mathematics to solve problems in the use of chemicals, drugs, food, or fuel. Chemical engineering PhD programs are designed to equip engineering professionals with expert knowledge of the field’s core fundamentals and current research practices and findings. In recent years, chemical engineering has been recognized as the best doctoral degree by salary–offering steady job growth and high early career and mid-career salaries. Chemical engineers often work in biotechnology and business services as researchers.