Department of Educational Studies & Leadership

Admissions Requirements

To be admitted to the doctoral program, you must provide evidence of the following:

  • A master’s degree, from an accredited institution, in school administration or a closely related field
  • At least three years of recent successful administrative experience in pre-collegiate school settings
  • A satisfactory score on the Millers Analogies Test (MAT) or Graduate Record Examination (GRE) that is no more than five years old
  • At least three professional references from persons who can attest to your academic and work experience
  • An overall GPA of at least 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale) for all previous graduate studies
  • Proof Administrative I/II Certification

You must also submit:

  • A graduate application accompanied by a $50.00 application fee, which is neither deductible nor refundable
  • One (1) copy of official transcripts of all post – secondary academic studies
  • A 400-word essay addressing in detail the applicant’s interest in the doctoral program, prior administrative experiences and aspirations as an educational administrator
  • A current vita for review by the admissions and program director
BSU offers open enrollment for this program at any point in academic year.