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Eleanor drago-seversonWe wish a warm welcome to all of our future and current students and alumni who are visiting this website.  Our Ph.D. Program in Education Leadership has a distinguished faculty whose mission is to prepare committed graduate students to serve as University professors of Education Leadership.

The Ph.D. Program in Education Leadership at Teachers College, Columbia University is a full time doctoral program.

If you are a prospective student, learn more about the degree and how to apply in the Prospective Students section.

If you are a current student, learn more about your requirements and deadlines in the Current Students section.

We hope you find this site helpful.

Dr. Eleanor Drago-Severson
Professor of Education

Note:  Applications for the Ph.D. Program are accepted every other year.  We will be accepting our next round of applications beginning in September 2014 for the entering cohort of fall 2015.  Applications must be complete with all documents received in the Office of Admission by the Program deadline of December 15, 2014 in order to be considered for fall 2015 admission. If you have questions about the admissions process, please contact the Office of Admission at Teachers College.

Prospective Students