Philanthropic Leadership, PhilD
Doctor of Philosophy
Different than a traditional PhD, which typically prepares graduates for academic positions, the Professional Doctorate in Philanthropic Leadership (PhilD) is for practicing professionals.
This program focuses on applying new and existing research, scholarship, and data to produce actionable insights aimed at solving some of society's most intractable problems.
The program welcomes applicants with a wide range of experience from different fields, including:
- Those with private and government sector experience
- Those with philanthropic sector experience
- Those who have acquired leadership positions through extensive volunteering
- Those with a master’s or other graduate degree who want to explore philanthropic and nonprofit solutions to today’s biggest challenges.
To graduate with Professional Doctorate in Philanthropic Leadership, you must complete 48 credit hours.
See the required courses below.