Applicants to the Ph.D. program will need the following:
- A master’s degree from a regionally or nationally accredited college or university
- Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores taken within the past five years
- A completed application form (Applications are now being accepted for the fall 2013 cohort.)
- A resume
- At least three recommendations submitted by:
- Two faculty members who are acquainted with the student’s previous academic work
- A supervisor or administrator who has been in a position to evaluate the student’s professional development
- A personal statement of professional goals (not to exceed 750 words) including responses to the following questions:
- How will participating in the program advance your career?
- What experiences have you had that relate to school improvement?
- What do you hope to learn as a result of being a student in the PhD program?
- International students must fulfill the general requirements for admission and complete additional requirements which are detailed here.
Selected applicants will be invited to a second phase of the admission process, which will include:
- An interview with members of the Admissions Committee
- A writing assessment
The priority deadline for this program is April 1, 2013; applications will be accepted thereafter on a space available basis until the program is filled.
The new online EdD program is pending MHEC approval. Applications are not currently being accepted while the approval process is ongoing. Please submit a Request for Information form to be notified when the program has received approval and the application process opens. The application requirements will be updated at that time.