Application Details

Application procedure

1) Complete the online application.

2) Submit the following materials with your online application:

  • A letter of intent, including a statement of the reason for pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education and a brief discussion about the match between applicant’s needs and the program offering
  • A CV or resume providing a summary of leadership activities, work experiences and scholarly activity
  • Two letters of recommendation. The letters should speak to the applicant’s ability to complete the program successfully. At least one letter should be a professional reference.

3) Await scheduling of an interview with at least two faculty members as the final step in the admission process. Interview topics will be wide-ranging, including personal goals and objectives, current issues in education and successful college experiences. The interview is designed to acquire information concerning the applicant’s oral skills and critical thinking skills.

Application deadline

  • Feb. 15 for summer entry
  • The program admits a cohort of students every three years in the Summer Session. The next session starts Summer 2026.

Still Have Questions?

Consult the Academic Catalog for a detailed description of this program, including student learning outcomes, course descriptions and program requirements, or email our program coordinator for more information.

Nancy White

Program contact, office support assistant IV