Admission Requirements

An earned master's degree in an education-related field. Two applications are required. Deadline for applications is Feb 1. In addition, there is a required interview for those applicants who are short-listed.

Application Information

  1. Complete online application, includes degree program application.
  2. Send official transcripts to the Graduate School via the email or address listed below.
  3. Writing Prompt, included in the online application.
  4. Send two letters of recommendation to the Educational Leadership Program via the Graduate School application portal. Please note: one letter must be from a former or current Administrator/Supervisor.
  5. Resumé or CV.

After screening all completed doctor of education applications, EDLE faculty will invite each top candidate to an interview. Final decisions on admittance to the Ed.D. program will be made after the interviews are completed.

The Educational Leadership Ed.D program is a cohort-based program and will only admit one cohort a year that will start in the summer term each year. No fall or spring admittance will be allowed.

Contact Information

Alison Wilson
EDLE Program Coordinator

Bernadette R. Moore
EDLE Administration Specialist II
216 Peabody Hall
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Graduate School
340 N. Campus Drive
Gearhart Hall 213
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701