Argosy University Programs

Initial Educational Administration
Doctor of Education

EdD, Initial Educational Administration

Admissions Requirements

• A master’s degree in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution, an approved nationally accredited institution, or an appropriately certified foreign institution
• A grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 (on a scale of 4.0) in work leading to the master’s degree and in any subsequent graduate study; and
• A minimum score on an Argosy University pre-approved English language proficiency test is required for all applicants whose native language is not English or who have not graduated from an institution at which English is the language of instruction as specified in Section Five, Admission Policies, “English Language Proficiency Policy”
• A valid teaching certificate and/or current experience working in the P-12 setting with students
• A minimum of three years teaching experience in the P-12 setting
• A criminal background check or fingerprint check
• Evidence of current background check or fingerprint check (typically a copy of a teacher certificate/license)

All applications for admission must be submitted to the Admissions Department. An admissions representative is available to help interested applicants complete the following required documentation:
• Completed Application for Admission Form
• Application fee (Non-refundable, except in California and Arizona. In the state of Arizona, the application fee is refundable if the application is canceled within three business days of the applicant signing the Enrollment Agreement)
• Personal goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession
• Current résumé
• Two letters of recommendation (one from a source familiar with student’s academic abilities and one from a current school administrator)
• Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended

All fields required


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