Applicants are required to have earned at least a baccalaureate degree and a master’s degree from a regionally accredited U.S. college or university or a degree from a non-U.S. institution of higher education that is judged equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate degree and master’s degree by the International Admissions office and have an undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all undergraduate credits from the applicant’s most recent baccalaureate degree and a graduate (GPA) of 3.50 (based on a 4-point scale) computed for all graduate credits.
A prospective student may apply at any time and should follow the general graduate application procedure for degree-seeking students (see Graduate Admission Regulations). Admission to the program is based on:
- Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
- A letter of application that adheres to the guidelines linked from the EdD Program Application page.
- A current résumé or curriculum vitae.
- A writing sample.
- Three letters of recommendation.
- GRE Scores: The GRE is not required for an application, but can be submitted if the applicant desires to do so.
Learn more about our Admissions process by reading our EdD Application Guidebook
Note: Ed.D. students can also earn a graduate certificate in one of the specializations: GAMES AND SIMULATIONS, ONLINE TEACHING, SCHOOL TECHNOLOGY COORDINATION, INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY COACHING, TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION, COMPUTER ASSISTIVE LANGUAGE LEARNING, ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (STARTING FALL 2021), DIGITAL LITERACIES INSTRUCTION (STARTING FALL 2021), or DESIGNING ACCESSIBLE ONLINE EDUCATION (STARTING FALL 2021). In order to do so, please indicate the appropriate certificate on the Graduate Admissions application form. It is important for students to apply for a certificate before starting the course work.