Our doctoral program is academically rigorous, emphasizes applied research, and employs a scholar-practitioner model.
The Ph.D. in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change and the University of the Virgin Islands are accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education https://www.msche.org/institutions_view.asp?idinstitution=518. This Ph.D. program will prepare learners in the field of leadership by offering an extensive study of relevant leadership knowledge. This advanced knowledge will be applied toward developing innovative practice(s) in leading institutions and other complex human organizations.
The program consists of a core curriculum of 18 credits that serve as a foundation for advanced study of leadership and organization, a series of courses in research methods comprising 9 credits, and specialization tracks, of which the student shall choose one. The application deadline has been updated to open enrollment status.
The Ph.D. in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change requires that all admitted students enroll in an approved specialization track. The following three tracks are proposed with the initial program:
Graduates receive a Ph.D. from the University of the Virgin Islands and a graduate certificate from Buffalo State University.
Graduates receive a Ph.D. from the University of the Virgin Islands and a graduate certificate from Fielding Graduate University.
Graduates receive a Ph.D. from the University of the Virgin Islands.
Tuition & Fees
|Tuition and Mandatory Fees||USVI Resident||Non-USVI Resident|
|Tuition (per credit hour)||$368.00||$735.00|
Additional Program Information
- Information Sheet
- Entry Requirements
- Online Application
- Paper-based Application
- Residency Requirements for USVI Tuition Rates
- Graduation Requirements
- CLIC Ph.D. Residency Fall Schedule 2016
- CLIC Ph.D. Frequency Asked Questions (FAQ's)