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 a 100% online 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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