Nov 29, 2023  
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Administration, Ed.D.

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Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Education (Higher Education Administration)

The Ed.D. in Education (Higher Education Administration) is a 54-hour, fully online program designed to meet the needs of working professionals. This program emphasizes the acquisition of skills and knowledge needed to perform effectively in various administrative and leadership positions in higher education. Students are not required to have received prior degrees in higher education to be admitted. 

Admission Criteria

  1. GPA of 3.0 or higher on last 60 hours of undergraduate work
  2. GRE - Verbal, Quantitative, Writing official scores within past 5 years
  3. Current résumé
  4. Letter of Interest (should include statements regarding the applicant’s beliefs about teaching and leadership as well as statements about professional goals)
  5. Three letters of recommendation from professionals who are familiar with the student’s academic experience and/or ability and can address applicant’s readiness for graduate study
  6. Interview

Degree Requirements (54 hours)

The Ed.D. program requires a minimum of 54 credit hours beyond the Master’s degree and is inclusive of the capstone. 

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