Division of Teacher Education, Leadership, and Research
Training professionals to excel in teaching, service, leadership roles, and responsibility. There are 3 tracks to choose from, each with a specialized program of study. Click below to view courses for each track.
Important Dates for Graduates
- September 2: Last day to submit dissertation draft for fall 2017 defense
- October 20: Last day to defend dissertation for fall 2017 graduation
- November 4: Last day to submit revised dissertation for fall 2017 graduation
- February 3: Last day to submit dissertation draft for spring 2018 defense
- March 9: Last day to defend dissertation for spring 2018 graduation
- April 7: Last day to submit revised dissertation for spring 2018 graduation
Candidates applying to the program will need the following evidence/documents:
- Master’s or an Educational Specialist degree from an accredited college/university
- Minimum of two years experience in teaching or an equivalent area
- Graduate transcripts
- Scores from the GRE Verbal and Quantitative
- GRE or CAAP writing scores
- Doctoral Portfolio
For specific requirements, please contact the coordinator.
Admission Fulfillment Standards
- Points earned in the verbal and quantitative sections will be added to give a GRE rating
- GPA on all graduate work must be submitted
- A GRE or CAAP writing score
- Evaluated portfolio
- A weighted point system will be given to each of the criteria above. Once a students has a sufficient score, instructions on the portfolio and structured interview process will be provided
For admission to the doctoral program, students are required to submit a portfolio. The following information may help students meet this requirement.
As a requirement for admission to the doctoral program, a student must develop and submit a copy of a portfolio to the Doctoral Program Coordinator no later than September 30th for spring admission or February 28th for summer or fall admission. The following information will serve as a guide for students in meeting this requirement.
- All portfolio materials should be submitted in a three ring binder with each component clearly labeled and delineated by some type of divider.
- All work should be neatly and accurately typed, double-spaced using at least a 12-point font.
- Each section should contain a heading as well as a description of materials included in the section.
- The portfolio will remain confidential and will become a part of the doctoral student’s file.
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- Registrar’s Office
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- Graduate Studies
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- Student Business Services
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- Student Financial Aid
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- Teacher Education, Leadership and Research
Ewing Hall, 662-846-4370