Our doctorate in education program prepares professionals to become school leaders and superintendents. Apply today.

a proud grad ed doctoral students poses with her diploma and familyIf you have a desire to lead public schools at the highest level, our doctorate education program can prepare you to become a superintendent or central office administrator. We encourage you to review our admission requirements for the Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership program and apply when you’re ready.

Please note that finalists for the program are asked to complete a timed writing sample and participate in an on-campus interview with the faculty committee.

How to Apply

It all begins with the easy four-step application process:

1. Complete the online application form below for the doctoral program.

2. Request two copies of an official transcript from each school you’ve attended since high school. Have the copies mailed to:
 13024 Ballantyne Place
 Suite 150
 Charlotte, NC 28277.

3. Ask the GRE testing agency or MAT testing agency to mail your official test scores to the same address. International students whose first language is not English should ask the TOEFL testing agency to send us your scores.

4. Ask three of your previous supervisors, administrators or others who are acquainted with your work to complete the Graduate Education Recommendation Form (PDF). Those who prefer to write the letters of recommendation can mail them to the address above.