Per Credit
Total Cost*

* Based on the academic year 2019-2020. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

Admission Requirements

Phase 1: Application Components

  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of support from your current employer: Download a letter of recommendation.
  • Writing sample (2 parts):
    1. General application and introduction letter (500 words)
    2. Statement of professional goals (approximately 1,000 words) explaining how doctoral work in higher education leadership will help fulfill them
  • 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 address a specific policy and practice-oriented problem or issue as their motivation for pursuing the EdD in Higher Education Leadership.