Adult and Higher EducationEd.D./Ph.D.

Credits required
108 - 120 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long.
Cost per credit
$557 Cost per credit is calculated using tuition per credit for the current academic year. It does not include associated fees, course materials, textbook expenses, and other expenses related to courses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all courses online. Some courses may require proctored exams in your local area.
Start term
Fall

Admissions: Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education

Review of applications for the 2018 fall term cohort begins after Mar. 16 and continues until the cohort is full.

Admissions requirements

Qualifications for admissions are determined by both the OSU Graduate School and the program. Visit the OSU Graduate School website to review the minimum admissions requirements.

Candidates must have an earned master’s degree and appropriate professional experience that enables them to benefit from the stated program outcomes.
Examples of experience include: teaching, student services, administration, finance, curriculum specialist, support staff or supervisor in an educational related setting.

International Students are not eligible for participation in this program.
Due to the program's part-time status, international students are unable to obtain an appropriate educational visa.

When can you start?

We admit one cohort per year. Classes begin fall term 2018.

Priority admission: Students who apply before Mar. 16 will receive admission decision notification no later than May 2.
Rolling admission: Students who apply after Mar. 16 will be reviewed on a space available basis through Aug. 31.

How to apply

Apply as a degree-seeking student through the OSU Graduate School’s online application.

The nonrefundable application fee is $75.

Submit an official copy of all transcripts and other required documents to the Graduate School.

Note: Although the Graduate School application is submitted online electronically -- and all of the documentation (scores, transcripts, etc.) can be uploaded as attachments -- some students may choose to mail their documentation. (You DO NOT have to mail AND upload your documents.)
Accompanying materials can be mailed to the Graduate School (300 Kerr, Corvallis, OR, 97331).

Questions?

Please contact:
Erich N. Pitcher, Ph.D.
Program lead
OSU College of Education
541-737-3574

This is not a teacher licensure program

In compliance with an agreement with the Oregon Higher Education Coordinating Commission for participation in the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), Oregon State University provides information regarding professional licensure through distance education. The courses and programs, delivered online by OSU Ecampus, are not formally approved for professional licensure outside of the state of Oregon.

To determine whether these courses or programs meet licensure requirements in your state, you must contact the appropriate licensing board(s). Visit our license disclosure webpage for each state's contact information.

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