Contact the Graduate Program Director, Dr. Laura Smithers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (757) 683-3165 with any questions about the program or to schedule a campus visit.
M.S.Ed. in Educational Leadership - Higher Education
M.S.Ed. students take core courses then specialize in one of three tracks: international education; leadership & administration; or student affairs.
Ph.D. in Education - Higher Education
A Ph.D. program designed for students pursuing academic, administrative, and policy-related careers, distinguished by its location near Washington D.C., in a vibrant metropolitan region with a diversity of higher education institutions.
Center for Social Mobility
The Center for Social Mobility is dedicated to using evidence-based research and advocacy to strengthen social mobility practices for students at all institutions.
Student Profiles & Research Interests
Students come with a rich mix of academic, professional, and life experiences.
Journal of International Students
ODU hosts the leading open access journal in international education.
How to Apply
M.S.Ed. fall semester applicant review begins January 1st and continues on a rolling basis until May 1st. Fall applicants are encouraged to submit as early as possible in preparation for Monarch Preview Days in March. M.S.Ed. spring semester applicants must apply by October 1st. Ph.D. applicants must apply by February 1st to begin in the summer semester.