Leadership in Higher Education Admission Requirements

Selection to the Ed.D. program is a competitive process based on the following criteria:

  • Completed application and $50 application fee
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  • Completed master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a final GPA equal to or greater than 3.50 on a 4.00 scale
  • An official transcript indicating completion of a graduate degree from a regionally accredited institution (Sealed transcripts must be mailed or emailed directly to Baker University School of Education from the institution awarding credit.)
    • Mail to Baker University, School of Education - Ed.D. Admissions, 7301 College Blvd., Ste. 120, Overland Park, KS 66210
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  • Evidence of one year of experience in an accredited higher education institution
  • Submission of the names of four references (with contact information) who will complete the Leadership Qualities Assessment Survey
  • Acceptable scores on the on-campus assessments in critical thinking and writing and on the Leadership Qualities Assessment Survey