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EXAM/799

Comprehensive Examination

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Course level: Graduate

The comprehensive examination is a program requirement for the Doctor of Philosophy degree from University of Phoenix. Examinations are administered online, and a successful grade must be earned for learners to attend the dissertation and elective course work and move to candidacy. Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration Program Goals Note. The items labeled as competencies in this course are Doctor of Philosophy Higher Education Administration Program Goals. Competency A: Cultivate leaders who possess transferable skills and acumen for a variety of settings and roles. Competency B: Encourage a systemic approach to higher education administration. Competency C: Foster professionally socialized educational scholars and administrators. Competency D: Enhance participation in the global higher education community. Competency E: Prepare proficient researchers for the field of higher education.

What you'll learn

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Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

Next Steps

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Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

Credit Transfer

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