Doctorate Degree Programs in Education
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy
- Application for admission with a nonrefundable processing fee.
- Official transcripts in a registrar's sealed and stamped/signed envelope from the accredited colleges or universities that awarded the baccalaureate and master's degrees to the applicant.
- Three recommendations that attest to the applicant's academic abilities, character, and professional ability, at least two of which attest to the applicant's leadership experience and/or potential (letters on professional letterhead or forms provided are acceptable.)
- Scores from the Miller Analogies Test, the Graduate Record Examination (verbal and quantitative sections), or the Graduate Management Admissions Test. The MAT must have been taken within the last two years, and the GRE and GMAT must have been taken within the last five years.
- A 1,000- to 2,000-word statement of educational purpose addressing such topics as issues, questions, interests, matters of concern regarding educational and professional development, strengths and weaknesses with respect to engaging in doctoral study, and/or future career objectives.
- Professional CV or resume (optional).
- Personal interviews are required for all qualified applicants who apply to the program.
Professional Clear (Tier II) Administrative Services Credential
This credential for California school administrators is available in conjunction with this doctoral program.
In addition to the above admission requirements, applicants pursuing the credential will be required to submit the following:
- A photocopy of the applicant's Preliminary Administrative Services Credential.
- A photocopy of any of the following credentials held: California Teaching, Pupil Personnel Services, Health Services, Speech Pathology, Librarianship, Designated Subjects, or Clinical Rehabilitative Services
- Complete Confirmation Form of assignment to an administrative position. http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl777.pdf
- Statement of Responsibility (form is provided in the Application for Admission).
Accepted students for the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy must:
- Have a personal laptop computer which is mandatory for participation in face-to-face sessions including LATTE©. Students will receive a list of required technical specifications.
- Submit a nonrefundable fee that will be applied to the LATTE© introduction seminar.