51
Credits
$1,010
Per Credit
$51,510
Total Cost*

* Based on the academic year 2020-2021 Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

Admission Requirements

Phase 1: Application Components

  1. Official transcripts
  2. Two Letters of Recommendation:
    1. One Academic recommendation letter strongly preferred
  3. Writing sample (2 parts):
    1. 750-word introduction letter and statement of professional goals using the following three prompts:
      1. Overview of self
      2. Overview of the candidate’s professional journey and greatest accomplishment or challenge that contributed to shaping their career path
      3. Why candidate is pursuing an EdD in Higher Education Leadership and how this degree will advance their professional goals
  4. Academic paper on a higher education problem of practice (chosen by applicant) to include a minimum of 5 pages excluding (5-7) scholarly references and title page. The paper must be formatted using APA 7
  5. Apply online

Phase 2: Interview and Presentation

  • Upon receipt of all admission documents, a minimum of three representatives from the EdD Advisory Committee will schedule and conduct an interview and presentation in which prospective students will be asked to present on a higher education of problem of practice topic directly aligned with the academic paper submission.

If necessary, additional materials may be needed to make an admission decision, this would include 10-15 page academic writing sample from a current or previous academic program, such as master’s thesis, signature assignment, journal submission, or other academic work which shows writing depth and breadth may be requested.

Admission Update

In order to reduce the potential impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellness of the Regis community please follow the new admission criteria below:

  • Use of credit cards is best to submit deposits (or any other payments) at this time
  • We recommend submitting application documents electronically for quicker review
  • We will use unofficial transcripts to review and make decisions *
  • Communication is best directed to your counselor through email during this time

* If accepted, official transcripts will still be required as a contingency of acceptance