Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 
    Oct 06, 2022  
Graduate Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Higher Education Administration, Ed.D.

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The Ed.D in Higher Education in Administration aims to teach students how to appropriately and effectively address critical issues in higher education administration through critical analysis and reflective thought, and teach students to understand, analyze, and utilize literature to influence decisions in higher education. Additionally, students will be able to conduct and review institutional assessments in order to analyze policy and program effectiveness to make informed decisions. Students who graduate from this program will be able to understand the intricacies and nuances of higher education. Students will also be able to identify legal issues and changes that affect practice in higher education. Finally, students will be able to identify personal values and ethics as it influences their professional practice.

Admission Requirements Include:

  • Graduate Application
  • Letter of intent articulating professional goals
  • Three letters of support from:
    • Previous faculty member, (if able)
    • Direct supervisor,
    • Applicant’s choosing
  • Official university transcripts from all schools attended
  • Masters degree
  • A graduate cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 (all graduate coursework)
  • Vita
  • At least 3 to 5 years of supervisory or budgetary full time professional experience in a higher education setting
  • Writing sample - a term paper at least 5 pages and no longer than 10 pages in length
  • Competitive GRE scores* with minima preferred scores:
    • GRE Verbal, 151
    • GRE Quantitative, 142
    • Writing, 3.5


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