Prospective Students

Ready to earn an Ed.D.?

Update: The 2023 application has not yet opened. 

Application deadline: February 1, 2023

Prospective students are encouraged to learn what the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership has to offer by attending the upcoming information sessions. 

Cohorts and Concentrations Available

Accepting applications for the following concentrations:

  • Educational Administration: One online cohort for 2023.
  • Instructional Technology Leadership Concentration: One online cohort for 2023. 
    • For more information, please contact Dr. Patrick O’Shea: osheapm@appstate.edu
  • Higher Education: Next available application year is expected in 2024.
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Next available application year is expected in 2024.
  • Literacy in Exceptionalities: Next available application year is expected in 2024.

Apply to Graduate School

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Visit the Cratis D. Williams Graduate School page to apply to graduate school at Appalachian.

NOTE: When starting a new application, please select  2023-24 Graduate Application for the application type. Please select Fall 2023 as the application term.

GRE Waiver

apply_1_0.png Click here for information on the GRE waiver available for prospective Doctoral Program students.