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IUP at Harrisburg

Ph.D. in Administration and Leadership Studies, Nonprofit and Public Sectors

With a focus on leadership in nonprofit and public sectors, the ALS Ph.D. program is designed to educate administrators who work in a wide variety of settings, including health and human services and higher education.

The cohort-based program admits between 15 and 20 students at a time. Students generally take two classes per semester (although full-time study is an option) throughout the year, including the summer. Classes are offered evenings and/or weekends and are designed to accommodate the schedules of working professionals. Read more

D.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction

Influence the future of education and enhance your scholarly credentials with the IUP Doctorate of Education in Curriculum and Instruction. By engaging with this dynamic program, you will refine the teaching skills you already possess while you prepare or continue to teach at the collegiate or university level.

The cohort-based program offers two courses each Fall and Spring semester and two courses during the summer. Classes meet on Saturdays during the Fall and Spring and on weekends during the summer. Some online instruction is included.

M.A. in Employment and Labor Relations

The perfect mix of hands-on practical experience and traditional course work with the ability to tailor your program to your career needs. The ELR program prepares professionals for the field of employment and labor relations in both the public and private sector. Your opportunities include employment in management, unions, government agencies, and neutral and service organizations.

The 36-credit cohort format is structured in a way that allows students to complete the program in two years by taking two courses per semester. Coursework will be offered one evening per week (typically Mondays or Wednesdays) from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. during the Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters, with the second section offered online.

Ph.D. in Nursing

The Ph.D. in Nursing at IUP is based in nursing education research, nursing pedagogy, and faculty role development. Cutting edge research, necessary to the advancement of nursing education, is one of the primary points of emphasis for students.

Finish your coursework in as few as eight semesters, including summer sessions, while engaging in the convenient course format delivered at a suitable pace for working professionals. If you already have a DNP, you can complete the accelerated Ph.D. program in just 33 credits.

  • School of Graduate Studies and Research
  • Stright Hall, Room 101
    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
  • Phone: 724-357-2222
  • Fax: 724-357-4862
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Summer: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.