Ph.D. (Educational Administration and Leadership)


The program is designed to develop candidates to become highly qualified professionals and researchers in educational administration and leadership

Qualifications for Admission

  • Submit application form with 8 photos (1x 1 ½) and three copies of home-registration (Thai) or passport (international).

  • Submit three copies of official transcript with GPA of at least 3.5 or work experiences in educational leadership at least 2 years and submit three copies of certificate of a Master's degree in education or a related field.

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from two different people.

  • Submit a research proposal specifying an area of interest in education.

  • Take the AU-English Proficiency Test and the interview. The applicants who submitted the TOEFL (iBT) 90 or (P) 575 or IELTS 6.5 or those with the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand are exempted from the English language requirement.

Graduation Requirements

  • Have completed all the courses of the curriculum. (Type 2.1)

  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00. (Type 2.1)

  • Have passed the written and oral qualifying examinations to proceed to the dissertation phase of the program.

  • Have proposed the dissertation and passed the final oral dissertation defense evaluated by a committee approved by the University. The final oral defense is open to the public.

  • Have at least 2 publications related to the dissertation content published or have obtained an acceptance of its publications in a national or international journal in accordance with OHEC’s Regulations on Criteria for Selection of Academic Journals for Publications of Academic Works (B.E. 2556). (Type 1.1)

  • Have the dissertation/part of the dissertation published or have obtained an acceptance of its publication in a national or international journal in accordance with OHEC’s Regulations. (Type 2.1)

  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University.

  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline.

Program Duration

3-year program

Venue & Class Hours

Huamak Campus

Ramkhamhaeng 24 Road

Evening class (Monday to Friday 6:00-9:00 p.m.)

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Office of Graduate Studies, Assumption University
Hua Mak Campus, Assumption Building (A Building) Bangkok 10240 Thailand

Tel. (662) 3004543-62 Ext.1360-61 | Fax. (662) 7191521 | E-mail:

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