Initial Application Requirements: Earned Master’s degree from an accredited institution. Official score on the GRE taken within last five (5) years. Minimum graduate GPA of 3.50. Official transcripts from all universities or colleges at which courses have been taken. Three letters of recommendation. A personal interview. A writing sample. Current resume or vitae. A portfolio of professional goals and growth submitted directly to the Ed.D. Program.
Maximum of 6 hours of graduate transfer credits with grade of 3.0 or higher may be accepted. Doctoral candidates complete doctoral course work within a 2-year period and have up to 8 years after admission to complete the degree requirements. Candidates will be required to enroll in 9 semester hours each semester and 6 hours during summer I and summer II sessions. Candidates must be available to participate in scheduled enhancement activities. The Doctoral Qualifying Exam is required. Individuals must be admitted into the EDD program in order to take any of the program courses.