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Washington State University
College of Education

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Application

Application and admission

The Ed.D. program is based on a cohort model, with new cohorts beginning once each year in August. The priority application deadline is February 1, and late applications will be accepted on a space-available basis through April 1. Students are encouraged to contact an Academic Coordinator to verify deadlines before submitting an application.

Students must:

Apply to the WSU Graduate School


Submit a departmental application (PDF)

GRE scores are not required. Please note that the Ed.D. program does not offer teaching or research assistantships.

NOTE: Degree and certification programs in Educational Leadership do not accept state of Washington tuition waivers. This includes the following graduate programs: Ed.M., M.A., Ed.D., and Ph.D., as well as these certification programs: principal, program administrator, and superintendent.