Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program

Thank you for your interest in the Joint PhD in Educational Studies Program.​  Applications for the 2020 Academic Year are now closed.  Please review our website in the Spring of 2020 for updates regarding our application for the 2021 Academic Year.

The Joint PhD in Educational Studies is offered by Lakehead University, the University of Windsor and Brock University.  In bringing together a high number of qualified faculty with a broad spectrum of expertise and research interests, the program provides enhanced opportunities for depth and breadth in supervisory expertise. As well, it provides opportunities in generating new knowledge and directions in research. With a focus on nurturing students as developing scholars and leaders we promote professional development through collaboration fostering links between schools and universities, and promote partnerships locally, nationally, and internationally.

Program Highlights

  • Individualized plan of study
  • Inter-university teams of instructors and supervisory committees
  • Full-time and part-time study (with residency requirements)
  • Face-to-face and web-based instruction
  • Collaboration across universities
  • Comprehensive portfolio – an innovative personalized approach to comprehensive examinations

Three Fields of Study

  • Cognition and Learning
  • Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
  • Social/Cultural/Political Contexts of Education