Typical Class Setting

Program Description

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.

This doctoral program will be academically rigorous, emphasize applied research, and employ a scholar-practitioner model. 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.

Specialization Tracks

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:

Tuition & Fees

Tuition and Mandatory Fees USVI Resident Non-USVI Resident
Tuition (per credit hour) $368.00 $735.00
Registration Fee $30.00 $30.00
Property Fee $50.00 $50.00
Technology Fee $90.00 $90.00

Additional Program Information

For More Information Contact

Admissions, Financial Aid & Registration Call 1-877-Go-To-UVI
Associate Provost Dr. James Maddirala
Program Director Dr. James Maddirala
Administrative Specialist Ms. Leslyn Tonge