Doctoral Programs

Our doctoral programs are nationally recognized for preparing high-quality researchers, higher education leaders, principals and superintendents:

Application Deadlines

All PhD programs admit students for Summer and/or Fall semesters.  There is no Spring semester admission for PhD programs.

The deadline to apply for Summer or Fall admission to PhD programs is December 1.  However, prospective students who wish to be considered for University Fellowships and Abraham Lincoln Fellowships, which require a faculty recommendation, must apply by November 15.

The EdD Urban Education Leadership program admits new students starting in the Spring semester only.  The application deadline for the EdD program is July 15.

Questions about Doctoral Programs? Contact: