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  Nov 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog

Leadership and Policy Studies, (EdD)


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Doctor of Education (EdD)


Program Admission


  1. Each applicant must submit a completed application packet to the University Graduate School that includes:
    1. A completed admissions application.
    2. An official report of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score.
    3. Official transcripts for all prior undergraduate and graduate courses.
  2. In addition, each applicant to the Ed.D. must submit a portfolio to the Department of Leadership that includes:
    1. Letter of application
    2. Professional resume
    3. Three letters of professional recommendation on letterhead
    4. A brief statement of professional goals
    5. A personal interview preceded by a writing sample will be scheduled with each applicant and admission decision will be made following the personal interview. The decision will be based on a holistic profile that includes, but is not limited to information contained in the completed application packet described above and obtained during the personal interview. Interested applicants are required to contact the departmental office to obtain admission forms and a more complete statement of admission guidelines.
    6. Deadline for submission of all application material is the 3rd Friday in February for the summer semester, the 3rd Friday in June for the fall semester, and the 3rd Friday in September for the spring semester.

Program Requirements


A minimum of 54 semester hours


A minimum of 54 semester hours beyond the master’s degree is required of all students.

Doctoral programs


Doctoral programs are not intended for basic administrative certification. Students wishing certification through this program must complete additional course work approximating the requirements in the Certification program noted above.

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