Policy and Organizational Studies PhD
Deepen your understanding of how to manage the change process within educational, community, or other types of organizational systems while specializing in a subject that inspires you. Earn the interdisciplinary Policy and Organizational Studies PhD, which includes concentrations in Adult and Organizational Development, Higher Education, and Urban Education, from Temple’s College of Education and Human Development.
Immerse yourself in a program that embraces social justice-oriented, and community-connected scholarship as you gain a firm foundational understanding of social science and policy analysis. Refine your research skills by completing multiple courses in research methods, including qualitative and quantitative research.
Build upon your fundamental education knowledge and concentrate on a specialization of your choice while taking advantage of Temple’s location in the midst of Philadelphia’s highly diverse communities. Apply your knowledge through research and teaching apprenticeships in real-world settings within the city’s dense network of educational districts and institutions. For full course and curriculum information, look to your specific concentration.