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Doctor of Education Program Admission

Doctor of Education Program Admission


Application Deadlines

February 1 - If applying for following fall or spring term.

September 1 - If applying for following spring or fall term.

We do not admit in the summer. 


Admission Requirements

Domestic Students

GPA: 3.0
 in Master
GRE: 151 minimum verbal, 153 minimum quantitative and 4.0 minimum analytical writing

GRE Waiver Statement Updated 4.1.2021

Admission for Spring semester, 2022, due on September 1, 2021 : The UWyo Ed.D program will waive GRE requirements because of the Covid-10 pandemic. We encourage students to  take the exams, but will not exclude their applications if they do not have GRE scores.

Admission for Fall semester 2022 due on February 1, 2022 : The GRE will be required for consideration into the doctoral program. 

International Students

TOEFL: 550 minimum written or 80 minimum online, OR IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score

GRE: 151 minimum verbal, 153 minimum quantitative and 4.0 minimum analytical writing

Additional Requirements
Must have a minimum of 2 years experience as an school administrator


How to Apply

Step 1: Apply to UW and the School of Counseling, Leadership, Advocacy and Design through the online applicant portal.

  • Access the UW graduate applicant portal. Make sure to use the corresponding application admittance semester indicated above.
  • After completing the initial information page, you will receive an email from the system including a link and your temporary username and password.
  • Please complete the contact, academic, residency information, etc.
  • Submit the application fee
  • Submit ALL required documents to the online document portal (see below for details)
  • 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 Office of Admissions

    Knight Hall 150
    Department 3435, 1000 E. University Avenue
    Laramie, WY 82071
    Phone: (307) 766-5160
    Toll Free: (800) 342-5996
    E-mail: admissions@uwyo.edu

  • Official copies of GRE scores should be sent directly from GRE Reporting to UW Admissions

Required Documents

Please include ALL documents listed below in order for your application to be considered.

  • A letter of intent addressing your potential for district level leadership
  • A current CV or resume
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts (official copies should be sent to UW Admissions)
  • Current recommendation letters addressing leadership skills from three different referees (the portal will send a request to each of them after you enter their email addresses). Letters should be from those who are familiar with your leadership skills and one must be from your current superintendent or other administrator in the district office.
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