Credits required
108* Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. *
Cost per credit
$590 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Fall

Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education

Learn from the best

Learning cohorts in Oregon State's adult and higher education doctoral program are led by world-class faculty, who are known for their research, expertise and innovation.

Oregon State faculty researchers are published nationally and internationally in top tier, peer-reviewed, educational journals.

Program faculty

Gloria Crisp, Ed.D.

Gloria is a professor in the adult and higher education program. Her research, supported by the National Science Foundation, the Association for Institutional Research and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, is focused toward studying the relationship between promising and high impact programs and students’ academic success outcomes at colleges and universities.

Bach Mai Dolly Nguyen, Ph.D.

Dolly is an assistant professor in the adult and higher education program. Her research examines how categorization reveals, maintains, and mitigates inequality in education, with particular attention to racial and organizational classifications. In combination, these areas of research have manifested in studies on minority serving institutions, ethnic stratification, and organizational behavior.

Tenisha Tevis, Ph.D.

Tenisha is an assistant professor in the adult and higher education program. Her research focuses on underserved students’ transition to college, the role administrators play in facilitating this process and how social contexts impact educational outcomes. Her research interest includes sociology of education, school composition, college entrance exams, degree expectations, and first generation students.

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