Prospective Students

Ready to earn an Ed.D.?

The 2023 application has closed.

Application deadline: February 1, 2023

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

For programmatic and admissions information, please view our 2023 admissions flyer

Cohorts and Concentrations Available

Accepting applications for the following concentrations:

  • 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 2025.

Apply to Graduate School

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. For EdS/EdD dual degree program, please select Dual Doctor of Education (EdD) & Education Specialist (EdS) student. For ITC concentration, please select Doctor of Education student. 

GRE Waiver

apply_1_0.pngVisit the Graduate School website for information on the GRE waiver available for prospective Doctoral Program students.