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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

Educational Leadership - Educational Administration, EdD and Educational Administration, EdS


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Program Code: EDD_702D and EDS_428A

CIP Code: 13.0401

Program of Study for the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership and the Education Specialist in Educational Administration


Admission Requirements: Master of School Administration from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School; official general GRE exam scores; a letter of application including reasons for the applicant’s interest in the program. Applicants should arrange an interview with the Program Director in advance of submitting their completed application.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School. In addition, the program faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: GRE Writing test score of 4.0 or higher.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus; Off-Campus cohorts begin periodically, and follow a part-time extended format.

Course Requirements for the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership


Total Required (Minimum 60 Hours)


Select One of the Courses Below with Advice and Approval of an Advisor

Dissertation (6 Hours)


Students are required to register for 3 hours of Dissertation for two consecutive semesters, followed by at least 1 hour for every semester thereafter until the dissertation is completed. (See index for policy on completion of thesis/dissertation.)

Select One of the Courses Below with Advice and Approval of an Advisor


Other Requirements for the EdD in Educational Leadership and the EdS in Educational Administration


  • Dissertation: Required for EdD
  • Thesis: Not Required
  • Proficiency: Not Required
  • Candidacy: Required; see the program director for specific timeline and requirements for admission to candidacy
  • Qualifying Exam: Required for EdD
  • Comprehensive: Required for EdS
  • Product of Learning: None required

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