Doctoral Programs

Southern New Hampshire University offers both a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree.  You can begin the application process here today. 

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Program

The Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program at Southern New Hampshire University is designed with current and aspiring transformational leaders in mind. A significant focus of the program is engaging and leading positive change in education organizations and education systems. The cohort-based program helps develop participants as scholar-practitioners by advancing their knowledge of leadership theory and practice, organizational development, and research methodologies.

To learn more about this program or to apply, please visit our EdD page or email

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program

SNHU also has a PhD in Education Leadership and also International Business. 

The Ph.D. in Education Leadership Program is focused on leadership theory, research and research design, and topics of social justice. Information about this Ph.D. program can be found here

The Ph.D. in International Business, is a highly regarded program that is offered  in a low-residency program format. In this program, you can grow your expertise as you develop extensive theoretical knowledge and expand your independent thinking capabilities in this research-oriented program. You’ll participate in international business seminars complemented by methods courses that will help give you a hands-on, interactive education that goes beyond the classroom.  More information about the Ph.D. in International Business program can be found here


For all doctoral programs, you can begin the application process here without delay.