Note: International students are not eligible to apply. Due to the hybrid nature of this program (in-person and online), international students are unable to obtain an appropriate educational visa. For more information, contact International Admissions.
Applications are now open. The next intake of EdD students will be Fall 2022. The priority application date for this program is February 1, 2022.
The Adult and Higher Education Doctoral cohort begins in Fall term.
All admissions criteria apply to the EdD application cycle for 2022-23. Criteria for the PhD is still in development and will be updated on this site when available.
AHE Doctoral Program Class Profile:
Admitted students to the Adult & Higher Education doctoral program hold a variety of administrative positions including directors, deans, and vice presidents. Students accepted to our recent cohort hold between 4-25 years of higher education experience. The cohort averages 10 years of practice, including multiple years of administrative experience at the director level or higher.
Applicants must have completed a master's program in a related field by start date.
Applicants need a minimum of three years of full-time professional experience in a two-year or four-year higher education organization (i.e. college or university).
College of Education Major: Adult and Higher Education
You will need to provide:
As a part of our admissions process, the faculty have provided three prompts to learn about your motivations for a doctoral education, your leadership experience, and an area of research interest: (tips for a strong statement)
Formatting guidelines: Each prompt should be no longer than one-page, single spaced (500 words). In total, your statement should be no longer than three pages single spaced.
For questions, contact:
Adult & Higher Education Program Lead