Urban setting

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Virginia Commonwealth University / Doctoral Program in Education is located in Richmond, VA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Curriculum, culture and change
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Educational psychology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Research and evaluation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education and disability leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Sport leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Urban services leadership
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Art education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Counselor education and supervision

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (for PhD), MAT (for Ed D)
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (for PhD), MAT (for Ed D)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, master's degree, writing sample
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans

Location & Contact

Address 901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA  23284-9005
United States
Contact Dr. Kathleen Cauley
Interim Director
Email: kmcauley@vcu.edu
Phone: 804-827-2657