How to apply to the Ed.D. in Education

Students applying to this program will need:

  • Masters Degree.
  • GRE scores (from within the last 5 years): Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic Writing scores will be considered.
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation: At least one from someone who can speak to the applicant's academic potential and one who can speak to leadership potential.
  • Transcripts: Undergraduate and Masters. 
  • Professional/Personal Statement that answers these questions:
    • What do you hope to learn from participating in the EdD program?
    • How will participating in the program advance your career?
    • What experience do you bring to the program that will help you succeed and benefit other students?
    • Describe one experience in your professional life where you made a major contribution. What did you do and why? What helped or hindered you, and what were the outcomes?
  • Lists all state certifications you have earned.
  • An interview may be required as part of the admissions process.


All applications must be completed online through the university’s Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions. Applications are due by February 1 for summer admission.