Doctor of Education (Ed.D)

College of Education and Applied Human Sciences

Who Would Be Interested in This Program?

The Doctor of Education degree is an advanced doctoral degree for those who seek the highest levels of leadership in professional education: P-12, postsecondary, and other. Students enrolled in this program include aspiring and current college faculty members, administrators, and aspiring leaders of non-government organizations.

  • Options in:

              Curriculum Leadership for Social Justice

              Educational Leadership, Policy Studies, and Social Justice

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

  • Master's degree in education or a related field with a minimum graduate GPA of 3.5
  • Completed application packet which consists of:

               *Completed graduate application
               *Transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work
               *Resume of professional experience
               *Score reports from the GRE or MAT are required if graduate GPA is less than 3.5
               *A brief essay describing the relationship between the applicant's professional goals and
                their chosen Ed.D. program concentration area
               *A writing sample of a formal essay or paper from the applicant's master's program
               *At least three letters of recommendation - including at least 
                one each from a  peer, supervisor, and a college/university faculty member.               

  • Complete three years of professional experience
  • Applications only accepted for fall semesters

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