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. This program's 108-120 quarter credits are equal to 72-80 semester credits.
Cost per credit
$590 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
Hybrid You can complete this program in a hybrid format that blends online coursework with in-person classes held periodically in Portland, Oregon. View the curriculum.
Start term
Fall

Ed.D. in Adult and Higher Education

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.

Program class profile

Students admitted to the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) program in Adult and Higher Education hold a variety of administrative positions including directors, deans and vice presidents. Students accepted to our 2020 cohort have between 5-22 years of higher education experience, averaging 10 years per student. This includes multiple years of administrative experience at the director level or higher.

When can you start?

We admit one cohort per year. Classes begin fall term 2021.

The application deadline is February 15, 2021.

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.

Questions?

For admissions questions, please contact:
Lindsay Andrews, program lead 
OSU College of Education
Email: lindsay.andrews@oregonstate.edu

This is not a teacher licensure program

For additional information, visit our license disclosure webpage for associated programs and U.S. state or territory licensing agency contact information.

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