USI offers an online Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership degree in educational leadership with a focus on community-based education. The program is designed for professionals working in education or an education-related field. It offers two areas of concentration: administrative leadership (which leads to school district-level licensure) and pedagogical leadership.
The program is cohort-based, with Fall-only admission. Students take two classes each semester and one class in the summer. The program unfolds over four years. Years one and two
Applications for Fall 2020 cohort are being accepted with review beginning March 2020.
The Ed.D admissions includes a two-part application process. In addition to this application, you also need to complete a USI Graduate Studies Application, including a nonrefundable $40 fee paid to Graduate Studies. Click here to access the USI Graduate Studies application and/or to pay the $40 fee, if you have not already done so.
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Part 1. Apply through Graduate Studies
The following should be submitted as directed on the Graduate Studies website USI.edu/GraduateStudies
Additional Graduate Studies admission requirements can be found on the Graduate Studies Admissions website USI.edu/GraduateStudies/apply
Part 2. Apply through the Teacher Education Department
As part of this application for you will be asked to:
Answer the following questions:
Upload a current resume/curriculum vitae. The file should be a PDF and use the following naming convention: First Name Last Name EdD resume.pdf
(example: Joe Smith EdD resume.pdf)
List 3 references (names, relation to you and email address). One must be an employment supervisor and the other two must be professional references.