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Graduate Programs|Department of Professional Studies

EdD Degree in Educational Administration, Adult and Postsecondary Education

Domestic Students:
GPA: 3.0 GRE: 900/291; 4.0 (analytical writing) Deadline: Jan. 15 Apply!
International Students: GRE: 900/291; 4.0 (analytical writing) TOEFL: 550 written or 76 online Deadline: Jan. 15 Apply!


The Ed.D. in Educational Administration, Adult and Postsecondary Education, prepares graduates for leadership positions in adult education, postsecondary education, and related fields.  This includes working as coordinators, directors, deans, and senior administrators at postsecondary educational institutions (community colleges, universities, etc.).

 

Program Details

This EdD program requires students to successfully complete 77-80 credit hours, depending on admission date. All the classes are delivered either online or through a blended format (online and audio conferencing).  Ed.D. students have a residency requirement that consists of two annual meetings (one to two days in length) on the Laramie campus during the spring semesters.

    >>Click here to review the required course list

    >> Click here for an extended course schedule

The next Ed.D. Orientation session is scheduled for Friday, March 28, 2014.

Tuition and Fees

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Resident Tuition Non-Resident Tuition
Outreach Courses      Campus Courses Outreach Courses      Campus Courses
$210/credit                  $210/credit $294/credit                  $629/credit

Additional outreach course fees: $20/credit for video or audio classes; $40/credit for online classes.

Please BE ADVISED that tuition for Outreach courses will be increasing. See link for details.

    >>Click here to learn about funding opportunities

Relevant Scholarships:

 

How to Apply

There is one application deadline for this program: January 15 for fall admission.

Step 1: Apply to UW and Professional Studies through the online applicant portal

  1. Click here to access the UW graduate applicant portal
  2. After completing the initial information page, you will receive an email from the system including a link and your temporary username and password
  3. Please complete the contact, academic, residency information, etc.
  4. Submit the $50 application fee
  5. Submit ALL required documents to the online document portal (applications with missing documents will not be considered)
    • Required documents for this program application >>Click here for Document Guidelines 
      • Adult and postsecondary education Face Sheet                                                        
      • Adult and postsecondary education Informed Consent Agreement
      • A personal statement (five double spaced type written page maximum)
      • A current academic resume
      • An academic essay (three to five pages, APA format)
      • Three letters of recommendation (use the admissions portal to request your letters)
      • Unofficial transcripts from all postsecondary institutions (official copies should be sent to UW Admissions)
      • Unofficial copies of GRE scores (official copies should be requested from GRE reporting and sent to UW Admissions)
      • Agree to admissions terms and submit your application

Step 2: Submit official copies of transcripts and test scores to UW Admissions

  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions should be requested and sent to UW Admissions
  • Official GRE scores should be sent directly from GRE reporting to UW Admissions 
    • Address: University of Wyoming Admissions – 1000 E. University Ave. – Laramie, WY 82071

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